A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 25, 2006
Length: 796 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 25, 2006 but was never passed by the House.
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).
6 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Cornyn Statement On Senate Immigration Bill Passage”
— Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] on May 25, 2006
S. 2611 (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 S. 2611. 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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