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H.R. 2826 (115th): Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2017

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To provide for an annual adjustment of the number of admissible refugees, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Raúl Labrador

Sponsor. Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Jun 8, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Labrador & Goodlatte Statement on Trump Administration's Refugee Ceiling for FY 2018
    — Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 27, 2017

Goodlatte Calls on Trump Administration to Immediately Provide Refugee Consultation
    — Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 20, 2018

Rep. Nadler: The United States Has a Moral Obligation to Help the Most Desperate Among the Worlds Refugees
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] on Jun 28, 2017

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Jun 8, 2017

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Jun 21, 2017
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Jun 28, 2017
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2826 (115th) 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 H.R. 2826. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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