H.R. 1196 (112th): LEAVE Act


Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Miller

Representative for California's 42nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
Length: 84 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To remove the incentives and loopholes that encourage illegal aliens to come to the United States to live and work, provide additional resources to local law enforcement and Federal border and immigration officers, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/17/2011--Introduced.Loophole Elimination and Verification Enforcement Act or the LEAVE Act - Revises immigration- and alien-related provisions regarding: (1) alien smuggling and related offenses, (2) identity security, (3) birthright citizenship, (4) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 2011

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. 1196”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Related Bills

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H.R. 994 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2009

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