Nov 17, 2015
Failed Cloture on Jan 20, 2016
This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on January 20, 2016. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.
Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015
Length: 6 pages
15% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To require that supplemental certifications and background investigations be completed prior to the admission of certain aliens as refugees, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
A bill that would expand background checks on Iraqi and Syrian refugees hoping to enter the United States has moved quickly through congressional procedures. H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies SAFE Act, received a House vote on November 19, just two days after it was introduced. The vote succeeded 289-137 with almost all Republicans and 47 Democrats ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4038 — 114th Congress: American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4038
“H.R. 4038 — 114th Congress: American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4038>
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