Markup: H.R. 400, H.R. 757, H. Res. 53

2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Feb 27, 2015 9:30am to 10:30am

Opening Statements

Chairman Royce's Opening Statement on H.R. 400 and H.Res. 53:

Chairman Royce's Opening Statement on H.R. 757:

Bill Markups

H.R. 400, Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act [ H.R. 400, Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act ]

H.R. 400, To require the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to submit reports on definitions of placement and recruitment fees for purposes of enabling compliance with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.

Press Release: Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Chairman Royce Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking (February 27, 2015)

A Summary of Committee Action

H.R. 757, North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2015 [ H.R. 757, North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2016 ]

H.R. 757, To improve the enforcement of sanctions against the Government of North Korea, and for other purposes.

Press Releases:
Foreign Affairs Committee Votes to Sanction Growing North Korea Threat (February 27, 2015)
Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce Legislation to Tackle Growing North Korea Threat (February 5, 2015)

A Summary of Committee Action

H. Res. 53, Condemning the cowardly attack on innocent men, women, and children in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga [ H. Res. 53, Condemning the cowardly attack on innocent men, women, and children in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga ]

H. Res. 53, Condemning the cowardly attack on innocent men, women, and children in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute was offered by Ms. Kelly.

Press Release: Foreign Affairs Committee Condemns Boko Haram, Urges Nigeria to Hold Safe and Credible Election as Scheduled (February 27, 2015)

A Summary of Committee Action
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