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Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
Length: 31 pages
To provide protection for children affected by the immigration laws of the United States, and for other purposes.
7/31/2009--Introduced.Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act or the HELP Separated Children Act - Sets forth: (1) apprehension procedures for immigration enforcement-related activities engaged in by the Department ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2607 (112th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3531”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3531 — 111th Congress: HELP Separated Children Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3531
“H.R. 3531 — 111th Congress: HELP Separated Children Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3531>
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