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S. 1118 (115th): 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. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017
Length: 32 pages
Introduced
May 11, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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)
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What legislators are saying

Ros-Lehtinens North Korea Human Rights Bill Signed into Law
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] on Jul 23, 2018

House Approves Ros-Lehtinens North Korea Human Rights Bill, Sending to Presidents Desk
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] on Jun 27, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1118 will add $9 million in new spending through 2022.

History

May 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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Dec 5, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 1118 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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