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S. 2144 (115th): SECURE Act

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A bill to provide a process for granting lawful permanent resident status to aliens from certain countries who meet specified eligibility requirements.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Introduced
Nov 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Cardin Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month 2018
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 11, 2018

Cardin Says Trump Administration’s Honduras TPS Decision Based on Politics, not Policy
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on May 4, 2018

Cardin Blasts Trump Rhetoric on ‘Shithole’ Countries as Divisive, Ugly, Contrary to U.S. Values
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 12, 2018

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History

Nov 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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

S. 2144 (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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