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H.R. 5401 (113th): Protecting the Homeland Act

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To impose limitations on the immigration status and immigration benefits for Libyan and third country nationals acting on behalf of Libyan entities.

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Sponsor and status

Trey Gowdy

Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2014
Length: 6 pages
Sep 8, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 10, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill Preventing Libyans from Training as Pilots and Nuclear Scientists in the U.S.
    — Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 10, 2014

Goodlatte, gowdy, chaffetz praise sec. johnson's decision to keep ban on libyans training as pilots and nuclear scientists in u.s.
    — Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2014

judiciary committee approves the protecting the homeland act
    — Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 10, 2014

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Sep 8, 2014

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Sep 10, 2014
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H.R. 5401 (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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