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S. 1494: Secure and Protect Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to protect alien minors and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to end abuse of the asylum system and establish refugee application and processing centers outside the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lindsey Graham

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2019
Length: 60 pages
Introduced
May 15, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Aug 1, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on August 1, 2019.

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

May 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 11, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 13, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 25, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Aug 1, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1494 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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