H.R. 3137 (109th): CLEAR Act of 2005


Jun 30, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 30, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Charlie” Norwood Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 30, 2005
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for enhanced Federal, State, and local assistance in the enforcement of the immigration laws, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act, to authorize appropriations to carry out the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/30/2005--Introduced.Clear Law Enforcement for Criminal Alien Removal Act of 2005 or CLEAR Act of 2005 - States that:(1) state and local law enforcement personnel are fully authorized to investigate, apprehend, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 30, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3137”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


116 cosponsors (112R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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