To provide provisional protected presence to qualified individuals who came to the United States as children.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 14 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 12, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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31 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 15 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Coffman Statement on Discharge Petition On BRIDGE ACT”
— Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Mar 5, 2018
“Congressman Valadao Releases Statement on Separation of Families at the Border”
— Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 18, 2018
Jan 12, 2017
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H.R. 496 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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