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H.R. 495: Protection of Children Act of 2017

To amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompanied alien children who are not victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons and who do not have a fear of returning to their country of nationality or last habitual residence, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

John Carter

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Jan 12, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jun 21, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 21, 2017.

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 21, 2017
 
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. 495 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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