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H.R. 6692: Alternatives to Detention Act of 2018

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to use alternatives to detention for certain vulnerable immigrant populations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Anthony Brown

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 31, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Aug 31, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Aug 31, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 31, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

5% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Aug 31, 2018
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
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. 6692 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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