H.R.1620 - To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits for illegal aliens and to end Federal mandates for States to provide benefits for illegal aliens.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dreier, David [R-CA-28] (Introduced 04/01/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/05/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on International Law, Immigration, and Refugees. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (04/01/1993)
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1620 Introduced in House (IH)] 103d CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1620 To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits for illegal aliens and to end Federal mandates for States to provide benefits for illegal aliens. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES April 1, 1993 Mr. Dreier introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits for illegal aliens and to end Federal mandates for States to provide benefits for illegal aliens. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PROHIBITION OF DIRECT FEDERAL FINANCIAL BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TO ILLEGAL ALIENS; ELIMINATION OF FEDERAL REQUIREMENT FOR PROVISION OF ANY STATE BENEFITS TO ILLEGAL ALIENS. (a) In General.--On and after the date of the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding any other provision of law-- (1) no direct Federal financial benefit or social insurance benefit may be paid or otherwise given to any person not lawfully present in the United States, except pursuant to a provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act; (2) no State is required, under title XIX of the Social Security Act, to provide for medical assistance for any person not lawfully within the United States; and (3) no State (or locality in a State) is required under any Federal law to provide any form of aid or assistance (including the provision of educational services) to any person not lawfully within the United States. (b) Unemployment Benefits.--No alien who has not been granted employment authorization pursuant to Federal law shall be eligible for unemployment benefits. (c) Construction.--This section-- (1) shall not apply to the provision of foreign aid to aliens abroad, and (2) shall not be construed as affecting the rights of States to provide with State funds for any form of assistance for a person not lawfully within the United States. (d) Definition.--For purposes of this section, the term ``person not lawfully within the United States'' means any person who at the time the person applies for, receives, or attempts to receive a benefit, aid, or assistance is not a United States citizen, a permanent resident alien, an asylee, a refugee, a parolee, or a non-immigrant in status. <all>