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H.R. 479: North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 479 requires the Secretary of State to determine whether the government of North Korea meets the criteria of a state sponsor of terrorism. The legislation directs the Secretary to issue a report to the appropriate congressional committees not later than 90 days after enactment.

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was designated as a state sponsor of terrorism in 1988 because of its alleged involvement in the 1983 Rangoon bombing and the 1987 bombing of a South Korean airliner. On October 11, 2008, the United States removed ...

Sponsor and status

Ted Poe

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Jan 12, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 3, 2017

This bill passed in the House on April 3, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 3, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 479 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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