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H.R. 6909 - Lady Liberty Act of 2018

Introduced: 2018-09-26
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6909


    To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for a minimum number of refugees who may be admitted in any fiscal year after fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 26, 2018

    Mr. Connolly (for himself, Ms. Barragán, Ms. Bass, Mr. Beyer, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Correa, Ms. Clarke of New York, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Deutch, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Espaillat, Mr. Foster, Mr. Gallego, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Gutiérrez, Mr. Hastings, Ms. Jackson Lee, Ms. Jayapal, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Keating, Mr. Khanna, Ms. Lee, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Ms. McCollum, Mr. McEachin, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Moore, Ms. Norton, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Panetta, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Payne, Mr. Peters, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Raskin, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Rush, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Sires, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Soto, Mr. Vargas, Mr. Veasey, Mr. Visclosky, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Welch, Ms. Wilson of Florida, and Mr. Cummings) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

    To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for a minimum number of refugees who may be admitted in any fiscal year after fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Lady Liberty Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Minimum number of refugees to be admitted.

Section 207(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1157(a)) is amended by inserting after “in any fiscal year after fiscal year 1982 shall be such number as the President determines,” the following: “except that in any fiscal year after fiscal year 2018, such number may not be less than 110,000”.


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