U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

07/19/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/20/2021 23:27

Divided Families Reunification Act

H.R.826 - Divided Families Reunification Act117th Congress (2021-2022)|

Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 02/04/2021)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations
Committee Meetings: 04/21/21 2:00PM
Latest Action: Senate - 07/20/2021 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)
Roll Call Votes: There has been 1 roll call vote


This bill has the status Passed House

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  1. Introduced
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  2. Passed House
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  3. Passed Senate
  4. To President
  5. Became Law

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Introduced in House (02/04/2021)

Divided Families Reunification Act

This bill directs the Department of State to periodically report to Congress on its consultations with South Korea on potential opportunities to reunite Korean Americans with family in North Korea. The State Department's Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rights Issues shall periodically report to Congress on its consultations with representatives of Korean Americans with family in North Korea on reunification efforts.