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H.R. 5143 (113th): Protection of Children Act of 2014

To amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompanied alien children who are not victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons and who do not have a fear of returning to their country of nationality or last habitual residence, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 17, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Carter

Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014
Length: 8 pages

History

Jul 17, 2014
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5143 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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