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P.L. 110-346, The North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2008
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H.R. 5834 would amend the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 to promote respect for the fundamental human rights of the people of North Korea.
North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2008 - Amends the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 to authorize appropriations through FY2012 for: (1) activities to support human rights and democracy and freedom of information in North Korea; and (2) assistance to North Koreans who are outside North Korea.
Directs the Broadcasting Board of Governors to report respecting U.S. broadcasting to North Korea and the extent to which the Board has achieved the goal of 12-hour-per-day broadcasting to North Korea.
States that the Special Envoy on human rights in North Korea shall have the rank of ambassador.
Sets forth specified reporting provisions.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 4/30/2008: House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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