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H.R. 271: Stephanie Tubbs Jones Assets for Independence Reauthorization Act of 2017

To reauthorize the Assets for Independence Act, to provide for the approval of applications to operate new demonstration programs and to renew existing programs, to enhance program flexibility, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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John Lewis

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 37 pages
Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 4, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 4, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

5% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 271 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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