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H.R. 5229 (115th): Tuition Fairness for Citizens Act

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To amend section 505 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to clarify the prohibition on postsecondary education benefits for certain aliens, to grant a private right of action to persons injured by a violation of such prohibition, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Scott Perry

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Mar 8, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Mar 8, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5229 (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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