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H.R. 5229: Tuition Fairness for Citizens Act

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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

Status:

Introduced on Mar 8, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 8, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 8, 2018
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5229 is 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.

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