To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the Governor of a State to reject the resettlement of a refugee in that State unless there is adequate assurance that the alien does not present a security risk and for other purposes.
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Dec 9, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 9, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2015
Length: 2 pages
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 604.
H.R. 4197 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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