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H.R.673: North Korea Sanctions and Diplomatic Nonrecognition Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 21 (1 Democrat, 20 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 19, 2013
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Bill Summary

North Korea Sanctions and Diplomatic Nonrecognition Act of 2013 - Continues diplomatic, economic, and military sanctions against the government of North Korea as a supporter of international terrorism until the President certifies to Congress that North Korea: (1) is no longer engaged in the illegal transfer of missile or nuclear technology, particularly to Iran, Syria, or Burma; (2) is not assisting foreign terrorist organizations, engaged in counterfeiting U.S. currency, or engaged in illicit narcotics traffic; (3) has returned the last remains of Reverend Kim Dong-shik to the United States; (4) has released abducted Japanese nationals and surviving Korean War prisoners of war; and (5) has undertaken specified actions regarding family reunification, penal reforms, refugee access, and religious organization communications.

Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of State should redesignate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs