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H.R. 4032 (114th): States’ Right of Refugee Refusal Act of 2015

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To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for a limitation on the resettlement of refugees.

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Sponsor and status

Ted Poe

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Nov 17, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Poe continues fight against refugee resettlement; joins sen. cruz on states rights bill
    — Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2, 2005-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 9, 2015

Smith Sponsors Poe-Cruz Legislation Supporting States Right to Refuse Refugees
    — Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21, 1987-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2015

Rep. Zeldin Signs onto Seven Legislative Initiatives to Halt Influx of Syrian Refugees
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 18, 2015

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Nov 17, 2015

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H.R. 4032 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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