House Bill 826
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Divided Families Reunification Act
Active
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Passed House on Jul 19, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 4, 2021
Latest Action
Jul 20, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
826
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
New York
Massachusetts
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
Hawaii
Massachusetts
California
Minnesota
New Jersey
California
New York
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Passed
July 19, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

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.

Text (3)
July 20, 2021
July 19, 2021
February 4, 2021
Actions (14)
07/20/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
07/19/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/19/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 209). (text: CR H3651)
07/19/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 209).
07/19/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3658-3659)
07/19/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
07/19/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 826.
07/19/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3651-3652)
07/19/2021
Ms. Houlahan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
04/21/2021
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
04/21/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
02/04/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
02/04/2021
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E105)
02/04/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Feb 5, 2021 8:12:11 AM
Record Updated
Aug 30, 2021 10:15:17 PM