H.R. 2010 (97th): A bill for the relief of Kai-Mee Chen.


Feb 23, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 13, 1981

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 13, 1981.


Pvt.L. 97-8


Joel Pritchard

Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 1981

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/23/1981--Introduced.Authorizes the classification of a certain individual as a child for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Read more >


Feb 23, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 20, 1981
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 27, 1981
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 1981
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2010”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 7639 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 1980

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