H.R. 15221 (93rd): A bill for the relief of certain distressed aliens.


Jun 5, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 5, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bertram Podell

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/5/1974--Introduced.Authorizes the issuance of 5,000 special immigrant visas to Syrian Jews subjectd to persecution, to allow such individuals, their spouses, and children to enter the United States. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 5, 1974

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15221”). 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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H.R. 15383 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 1974

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