New Cosponsor — Sep 21, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
The bill now has 41 cosponsors (41 Republicans).
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Jun 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2012
Length: 3 pages
To prohibit the implementation of certain policies regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion by the Secretary of Homeland Security.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 5953”). 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. (2016). H.R. 5953 — 112th Congress: Prohibiting Back-door Amnesty Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5953
“H.R. 5953 — 112th Congress: Prohibiting Back-door Amnesty Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5953>
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