A bill to prohibit the Department of Health and Human Services from operating unlicensed temporary emergency shelters for unaccompanied alien children.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Oregon. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Dec 19, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3798 (115th).
Feb 7, 2019
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S. 397 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 397. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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