H.R. 1215 (111th): Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act


Feb 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lucille Roybal-Allard

Representative for California's 34th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform immigration detention procedures, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/26/2009--Introduced.Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to require live training of all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel who come into contact with unaccompanied ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 26, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1215”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


65 cosponsors (64D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 7255 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 3, 2008

H.R. 933 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2011

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