To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2022
Length: 485 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on February 8, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
7 Cosponsors (7 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Salazar Leads Roundtable Discussion on Her Dignity Act with Miami Community Leaders”
— Rep. Maria Salazar [R-FL27] (Sponsor) on Mar 22, 2022
Feb 8, 2022
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H.R. 6637 (117th) 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 H.R. 6637. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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