New Cosponsor — Jul 12, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV]
The bill now has 57 cosponsors (57 Republicans).
Jul 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on July 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2011
Length: 5 pages
Referred to Committee — Jul 18, 2011
To suspend until January 21, 2013, certain provisions of Federal immigration law, and for other purposes.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2011
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