A bill to temporarily restrict the admission to the United States of refugees from countries containing terrorist-controlled territory.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2015
Length: 7 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on November 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
What legislators are saying
“Democrats Block Sen. Cruz's Efforts to Protect Americans from Terrorism”
— Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2015
Nov 18, 2015
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S. 2302 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2302. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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