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H.R. 3940: Protection of Children Act of 2019

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To amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompanied alien children who are not victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons and who do not have a fear of returning to their country of nationality or last habitual residence, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Carter

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jul 24, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jul 24, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 24, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jul 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3940 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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