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Oct 1, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on October 1, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 1, 1997
Length: 5 pages
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2597>
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