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S. 296 (102nd): Armed Forces Immigration Adjustment Act of 1991

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for special immigrant status for certain aliens who have served honorably (or are enlisted to serve) in the Armed Forces of the United States for at least 12 years.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Jan 30, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 1, 1991

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 1, 1991.

Law:

Pub.L. 102-110

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator for Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 1991

History

Jan 30, 1991
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 30, 1991
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 16, 1991
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 24, 1991
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 1991
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 1, 1991
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 296 (102nd) 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 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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