H.R. 651 (113th): Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act


Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Keith Ellison

Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To modify provisions of law relating to refugee resettlement, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2013--Introduced.Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to work with the heads of other relevant federal agencies to conduct a review of refugee processing with ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2013

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


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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