[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 109-353
109th Congress

An Act


 
To promote nuclear nonproliferation in North Korea. NOTE: Oct. 13,
2006 -  [S. 3728]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, NOTE: North Korea
Nonproliferation Act of 2006.

SECTION 1. NOTE: 50 USC 1701 note. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``North Korea Nonproliferation Act of
2006''.

SEC. 2. STATEMENT OF POLICY.

(a) In view of --
(1) North Korea's manifest determination to produce
missiles, nuclear weapons, and other weapons of mass destruction
and to proliferate missiles, in violation of international norms
and expectations; and
(2) United Nations Security Council Resolution 1695, adopted
on July 15, 2006, which requires all Member States, in
accordance with their national legal authorities and consistent
with international law, to exercise vigilance and prevent--
(A) missile and missile-related items, materials,
goods, and technology from being transferred to North
Korea's missile or weapons of mass destruction programs;
and
(B) the procurement of missiles or missile-related
items, materials, goods, and technology from North
Korea, and the transfer of any financial resources in
relation to North Korea's missile or weapons of mass
destruction programs,
it should be the policy of the United States to impose sanctions
on persons who transfer such weapons, and goods and technology
related to such weapons, to and from North Korea in the same
manner as persons who transfer such items to and from Iran and
Syria currently are sanctioned under United States law.

SEC. 3. AMENDMENTS TO IRAN AND SYRIA NONPROLIFERATION ACT.

(a) Reporting Requirements.--Section 2 of the Iran and Syria
Nonproliferation Act (Public Law 106-178; 50 U.S.C. 1701 note) is
amended--
(1) in the heading, by inserting ``, north korea,'' after
``iran''; and
(2) in subsection (a)--
(A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1)--
(i) by striking ``Iran, or'' and inserting
``Iran,''; and

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(ii) by inserting after ``Syria'' the
following: ``, or on or after January 1, 2006,
transferred to or acquired from North Korea''
after ``Iran''; and
(B) in paragraph (2), by inserting ``, North
Korea,'' after ``Iran''.

(b) Conforming Amendments.--Such Act is further amended--
(1) in section 1, by inserting ``, North Korea,'' after
``Iran'';
(2) in section 5(a), by inserting ``, North Korea,'' after
``Iran'' both places it appears; and
(3) in section 6(b)--
(A) in the heading, by inserting ``, North Korea,''
after ``Iran''; and
(B) by inserting ``, North Korea,'' after ``Iran''
each place it appears.

SEC. 4. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION.

Congress urges all governments to comply promptly with United
Nations Security Council Resolution 1695 and to impose measures on
persons involved in such proliferation that are similar to those imposed
by the United States Government pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and
Syria Nonproliferation Act (Public Law 106-178; 50 U.S.C. 1701 note), as
amended by this Act.

Approved October 13, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 3728:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
July 25, considered and passed Senate.
Sept. 29, considered and passed House.