S. 2271 (99th): A bill for the relief of Jens-Peter Berndt.


Apr 8, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 10, 1986 but was never passed by the House.


Jeremiah Denton Jr.

Senator from Alabama


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

4/8/1986--Introduced.Declares a named individual to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence under the Immigration and Nationality Act. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 8, 1986

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Jul 31, 1986
Reported by Committee

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Sep 10, 1986
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2271”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
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