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S. 211 (115th): State Refugee Security Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the Governor of a State to reject the resettlement of a refugee in that State unless there is adequate assurance that the alien does not present a security risk, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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

S. 211 (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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