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H.R. 2608 (110th): SSI Extension for Elderly and Disabled Refugees Act

An act to amend section 402 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide, in fiscal years 2009 through 2011, extensions of supplemental security income for refugees, asylees, and certain other humanitarian immigrants, and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to collect unemployment compensation debts resulting from fraud.

Sponsor and status

Jim McDermott

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2008
Length: 7 pages
Jun 7, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2008.

Pub.L. 110-328

15 Cosponsors (12 Democrats, 3 Republicans)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3038: Improved Adoption Incentives and Relative Guardianship Support Act of 2008

Ordered Reported on Sep 10, 2008. 9% incorporated. (compare text)


Jun 7, 2007

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 11, 2007
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 1, 2008
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 17, 2008
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 30, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2608 (110th) 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. 2608. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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