Vote — Oct 9, 2015 1:24 p.m.
Aug 10, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 3, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district
8/10/1988--Introduced.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit the detention of excludable aliens pending removal in a manner similar to that provided in the case of deportable aliens pending deportation. ... Read more >
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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.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5200”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5200>
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