A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Charles “Chuck” Hagel
Sponsor. Senator for Nebraska. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2006
Length: 614 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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 (4 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
Passed Senate (House next) — May 25, 2006
Apr 7, 2006
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Apr 24, 2006
Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.
May 25, 2006
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2611 (109th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2612 (109th).
S. 2612 (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. 2612. 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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