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H.R. 3222: No Federal Funds for Public Charge Act of 2019

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To provide that no Federal funds may be used to carry out the proposed rule of the Department of Homeland Security entitled "Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds", and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Judy Chu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jun 12, 2019

Introduced on Jun 12, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 12, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Chu Ranked 9th Most Active Member of 116th Congress
    — Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27] (Sponsor) on Aug 22, 2019

Rep. Raskin Condemns New Public Charge Rule for Immigrants, Calls for Vote on Legislation to Block Implementation
    — Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD8] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 12, 2019

Statement From Congressman Horsford on the Trump Administrations Latest Attack on Immigrant Communities in Public Charge Rule
    — Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV4] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 12, 2019

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Jun 12, 2019

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