H.R. 2597 (105th): Equity for Immigrants Act

Introduced:

Oct 1, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 1, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Elizabeth Furse

Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 1997
Length: 5 pages

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.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2597” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Oct 1, 1997

Details

Cosponsors
26 cosponsors (25D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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