Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 29, 2015
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 2015.
Mar 13, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 20, 1979 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 17, 1980
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the procedures for the admission of refugees, to amend the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 to establish a more uniform basis for the provision of assistance to refugees, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2816 — 96th Congress: Refugee Act of 1979. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr2816
“H.R. 2816 — 96th Congress: Refugee Act of 1979.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr2816>
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