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S. 608 - To nullify the effect of the March 6, 2017, Executive order that temporarily restricts most nationals from six countries from entering the United States.
Introduced: 2017-03-13
Bill Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
 

This bill rescinds the provisions of Executive Order 13780, entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States." Among the order's major provisions are restrictions on the entry of nationals from six countries (Iran, 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. 608


    To nullify the effect of the March 6, 2017, Executive order that temporarily restricts most nationals from six countries from entering the United States.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 13, 2017

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


A BILL

    To nullify the effect of the March 6, 2017, Executive order that temporarily restricts most nationals from six 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 13780 (82 Fed. Reg. 13209; March 6, 2017), entitled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States”, are rescinded and shall not have any legal effect.


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