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H.R. 6095 (109th): Immigration Law Enforcement Act of 2006

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To affirm the inherent authority of State and local law enforcement to assist in the enforcement of immigration laws, to provide for effective prosecution of alien smugglers, and to reform immigration litigation procedures.

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Sponsor and status

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Sep 19, 2006
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 21, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.

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).

Cosponsors

14 Cosponsors (14 Republicans)

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History

Sep 19, 2006
 
Introduced

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Sep 21, 2006
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 6095 (109th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6095. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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