About the bill
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5200 — 100th Congress: A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit the period of detention .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5200
“H.R. 5200 — 100th Congress: A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit the period of detention ....” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. July 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5200>
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