S.298: North Korea Nonproliferation and Accountability Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Robert Menendez, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 9 (6 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on February 14, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

North Korea Nonproliferation and Accountability Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that:

  • the test of a nuclear device by North Korea on February 12, 2013, and the missile launch of December 12, 2012, represent flagrant violations of the sanctions regime created by United Nations (U.N.) Security Council Resolutions 1695, 1718, and 1874;
  • the February 12, 2013 test of the nuclear device is a clear and provocative violation of Security Resolution 2087;
  • North Korea continues to defy the U.N., its Six-Party partners, and the international community;
  • U.N. member states should implement and enforce sanctions imposed by these resolutions and censure North Korea;
  • North Korea should dismantle its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs, cease its proliferation activities, a...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Feb. 26, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Feb. 26, 2013 Received in the House.
Feb. 25, 2013 Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S816-817; text as passed Senate: CR S816-817)
Feb. 14, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
Feb. 14, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with amendments. Without written report.
Feb. 14, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
Feb. 13, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.