A bill to ensure that each covered alien receives a thorough background investigation before such alien is admitted to the United States as a refugee, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 18, 2015
Length: 38 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on December 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Capito Votes to Strengthen Refugee Security Checks”
— Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 20, 2016
Dec 18, 2015
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S. 2435 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2435. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
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