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S. 2222 (97th): Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1982

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A bill to revise and reform the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 17, 1982
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 17, 1982 but was never passed by the House.

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).

Sponsor

Alan Simpson

Senator for Wyoming

Republican

Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Source

History

Mar 17, 1982
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 27, 1982
 
Ordered Reported

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

Aug 17, 1982
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

S. 2222 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2222. This is the one from the 97th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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