H.R. 156 (97th): Illegal Alien Control Act of 1981


Jan 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clair Burgener

Representative for California's 43rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to prevent the illegal entry and employment of aliens in the United States, to facilitate the admission of aliens for temporary employment, to regulate the issuance and use of social security account cards, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/5/1981--Introduced.Illegal Alien Control Act of 1981 - Directs the Attorney General to establish a border patrol force of not less than 3,800 officers.Directs the Attorney General to report to the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 5, 1981

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 156”). 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. 5114 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 1979

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