H.R. 5200 (100th): A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit the period of detention of excludable aliens pending removal in a manner similar to that provided in the case of deportable aliens pending deportation.



Aug 10, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Patrick Swindall

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district



Aug 10, 1988

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Sep 27, 1988
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 3, 1988
Passed House

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.

H.R. 5200 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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