Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 29, 2015
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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.
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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. July 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2597>
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