To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act and title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for the denial of family classification petitions filed by an individual who owes child support arrearages.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2007
Length: 4 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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9 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Jul 28, 2006
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5977 (109th).
Jan 4, 2007
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Jan 5, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 89 (112th).
H.R. 78 (110th) 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 H.R. 78. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
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American Child Support Enforcement Immigration Act of 2006, H.R. 78, 110th Cong. (2007).
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