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Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 24, 1996
Length: 2 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on September 24, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Sep 24, 1996
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H.R. 4143 (104th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4143. This is the one from the 104th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to waive the English language and civics requirements for naturalization for persons who are over 65 and have resided legally in the United States for at least 20 years, H.R. 4143, 104th Cong. (1996).
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