To establish a rule of construction clarifying the limitations on executive authority to provide certain forms of immigration relief.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 9, 2014
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 4, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Sen. Paul Introduces Bill to Prevent President Obamas Executive Amnesty”
— Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3] (Sponsor) on Dec 12, 2014
“Long Works to Preserve Congress' Legislative Powers, Ensuring No Executive Amnesty”
— Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 4, 2014
Nov 20, 2014
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Dec 4, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Jan 6, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 38 (114th).
H.R. 5759 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5759. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
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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