S. 534: Immigration Rule of Law Act of 2015

A bill to prohibit funds from being used to carry out certain Executive actions related to immigration and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 23, 2015

Status:

Failed Cloture on Feb 27, 2015

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on February 27, 2015. 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:

Susan Collins

Senior Senator from Maine

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

7% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Feb 23, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 24, 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.

Feb 27, 2015
 
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

S. 534 is 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.

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