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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 1, 1997
Length: 5 pages
Oct 1, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 1, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Oct 1, 1997
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H.R. 2597 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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