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H.R. 496 (115th): BRIDGE Act

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To provide provisional protected presence to qualified individuals who came to the United States as children.

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Sponsor and status

Mike Coffman

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Jan 12, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 12, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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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, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 18, 2018

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls to Keep Families Together, Sustainable Solutions to Broken Immigration System
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] on Jun 20, 2018

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History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 496 (115th) was 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.

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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