S. 1639 (110th): A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2007
Length: 762 pages

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History

Jun 18, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 19, 2007
 
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.

Jun 28, 2007
 
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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