H.R.1771 - Divided Families Reunification Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 03/14/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||10/30/19 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/30/2019 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1771 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/14/2019)
Divided Families Reunification Act
This bill directs the Department of State to consult 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 consult with representatives of Korean Americans with family in North Korea on reunification efforts.
The State Department shall periodically report to Congress on the progress of such consultations. The special envoy shall report to Congress on the possible use of video reunions between Korean Americans and their family in North Korea.