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S. 2197 (104th): A bill to extend the authorized period of stay within the United States for certain nurses.


Sponsor and status

Duncan “Lauch” Faircloth

Sponsor. Senator for North Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 1996
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Oct 3, 1996
104th Congress (1995–1996)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1996.

Law
Pub.L. 104-302
Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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History

Oct 3, 1996
 
Introduced

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

Oct 3, 1996
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Oct 4, 1996
 
Passed House

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 11, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2197 (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 S. 2197. 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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