Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 2 pages
May 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 16, 2016
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H.R. 5255 (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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