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S. 1118: North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017

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A bill to reauthorize the North Korea Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017
Length: 32 pages
Introduced:

May 11, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2061: North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 20, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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Dec 5, 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.

S. 1118 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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