S. 1291 (107th): Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act


Aug 1, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 20, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2002
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien college-bound students who are long term United States residents.

Summary (CRS)

6/20/2002--Reported to Senate amended.Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act or the DREAM Act - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to repeal the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 1, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 20, 2002
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1291”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (12D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: