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H.R. 36 (106th): Central American and Caribbean Refugee Adjustment Act of 1999

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To amend the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act to eliminate the requirement that spouses and children of aliens eligible for adjustment of status under such Act be nationals of Nicaragua or Cuba and to provide to nationals of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Haiti an opportunity to apply for adjustment of status under that Act, and for other purposes.

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Luis Gutiérrez

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 1999
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jan 6, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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104 Cosponsors (98 Democrats, 5 Republicans, 1 Independent)

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History

Jan 6, 1999
 
Introduced

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H.R. 36 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 36. This is the one from the 106th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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