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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 1, 1997
 
Introduced

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

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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