S. 2193: Kate’s Law

Introduced:

Oct 21, 2015

Status:

Failed Cloture on Jul 6, 2016

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on July 6, 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.

Sponsor:

Ted Cruz

Junior Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 22, 2015
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties for individuals who illegally reenter the United States after being removed and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The issue of immigration has played a central role in the presidential race, particularly on the Republican side. Among the three top remaining GOP contenders, frontrunner Donald Trump has advocated a temporary ban on all Muslims seeking to enter the United States. and proposed revoking the Constitution’s guarantee of birthright citizenship, while perhaps the biggest concern among Republican primary ...

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History

Oct 21, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 22, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 6, 2016
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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