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S. 240 - To nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States.
Introduced: 2017-01-30
Bill Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S491-492)
 

This bill rescinds the provisions of Executive Order 13769, entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States." Among the order's major provisions are restrictions on the entry of immigrants and nonimmigrants from seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen) and additional limitations on refugee admissions to the United States.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 240


    To nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 30, 2017

    Mrs. Feinstein (for herself, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Durbin, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Wyden, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Udall, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Murphy, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Carper, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Markey, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Brown, Ms. Stabenow, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Harris, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Peters, Mr. Coons, Mr. Menendez, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Booker, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Franken, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Warren, Mr. King, Mr. Casey, Mr. Warner, and Mr. Reed) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

    To nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States.

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

SECTION 1. Rescission.

The provisions of Executive Order 137_ (82 Fed. Reg. ___; January 27, 2017), entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”, are rescinded and shall not have any legal effect.


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