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
To suspend until January 21, 2013, certain provisions of Federal immigration law, and for other purposes.
7/12/2011--Introduced.Hinder the Administration's Legalization Temptation Act or the HALT Act - Suspends until January 21, 2013, authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act for:(1) waiver of inadmissibility of aliens unlawfully ... Read more >
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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. 2497”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2497 — 112th Congress: HALT Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2497
“H.R. 2497 — 112th Congress: HALT Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2497>
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