H.R.8799: Otto Warmbier Countering North Korean Censorship and Surveillance Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 9, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 1, 2022

Bill Cosponsors

3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Bill Summary

Otto Warmbier Countering North Korean Censorship and Surveillance Act of 2021 This bill authorizes sanctions related to censorship in North Korea and addresses related issues. The President may impose property-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for implementing or facilitating North Korea's censorship laws and surveillance. For the individuals that meet such criteria, the President may also impose visa-blocking...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Sept. 9, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Sept. 9, 2022

Introduced in the House by Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio)

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