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S. 3142: North Korea Policy Oversight Act of 2018

About the bill

Should any American deal with North Korea towards denuclearization be subject to Senate approval?


President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month in Singapore, the first-ever meeting between an American president and North Korean head of state.

Though an official deal has not yet been reached, Trump has expressed confidence that one soon will to take steps towards nuclearization of the rogue state.

What the bill does

The North Korea Policy Oversight Act [S. 3142] would mandate that any deal that the U.S. strikes ...

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2018
Length: 39 pages

Jun 26, 2018


Introduced on Jun 26, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 26, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jun 26, 2018

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S. 3142 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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