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S. 1703: HOPE Act

A bill to amend section 212(d)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow certain alien veterans to be paroled into the United States to receive health care furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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Overview

Introduced:

Aug 2, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Aug 2, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 2, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Tammy Duckworth

Junior Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2017
Length: 3 pages

History

Aug 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1703 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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