A bill to provide for immigration reform.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2005
Length: 134 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on July 20, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Cornyn Introduces $3.9 Billion Emergency Border Security Measure”
— Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Aug 2, 2006
“Cornyn Seeks White House Support For Emergency Border Security Funding Measure”
— Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Jul 24, 2006
“Cornyn Urges Mexico To Increase Efforts In Locating Missing Persona From Laredo Area, End Violence”
— Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2006
Jul 20, 2005
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S. 1438 (109th) 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 S. 1438. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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