About the bill
- Full Title
To rescind restrictions on welfare and public benefits for legal immigrants enacted by title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, and to reduce arms transfer subsidies.
- Summary (CRS)
TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Termination of Provisions of Public Law 104-193 Restricting Welfare and Public Benefits for Legal Immigrants Title II: Reduction in Arms Transfer Subsidies Equity for Immigrants ...
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Oct 1, 1997
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2597”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
26 cosponsors (25D, 1I)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2597 — 105th Congress: Equity for Immigrants Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2597
“H.R. 2597 — 105th Congress: Equity for Immigrants Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2597>
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