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S. 1664 (104th): Immigration Control and Financial Responsibility Act of 1996

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An original bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase control over immigration to the United States by increasing border patrol and investigative personnel and detention facilities, improving the system used by employers to verify citizenship or work-authorized alien status, increasing penalties for alien smuggling and document fraud, and reforming asylum, exclusion, and deportation law and procedures; to reduce the use of welfare by aliens; and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Orrin Hatch

Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 1996
Length: 216 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead

H.R. 2202 (same title)
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next) — Sep 25, 1996

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History

Mar 21, 1996
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Apr 10, 1996
 
Introduced

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S. 1664 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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