Jun 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 28, 2007.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2007
Length: 762 pages
About the bill
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1639 — 110th Congress: A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1639
“S. 1639 — 110th Congress: A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes..” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. September 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1639>
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