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H.R. 1209 (107th): Child Status Protection Act

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to determine whether an alien is a child, for purposes of classification as an immediate relative, based on the age of the alien on the date the classification petition with respect to the alien is filed, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

George Gekas

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2002
Length: 11 pages
Introduced:

Mar 26, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 6, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 6, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-208

History

Mar 26, 2001
 
Introduced

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Apr 4, 2001
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 6, 2001
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 16, 2002
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Jun 13, 2002
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 22, 2002
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 24, 2002
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate with an Amendment.

Aug 6, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1209 (107th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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