H.R.1915 - Immigration in the National Interest Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
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From the Congressional Record, Volume 141 (1995)
[History of Bills, Volume 141 (1995)] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov] ------------------------------------------------------ H.R. 1915--A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve deterrence of illegal immigration to the United States by increasing Border Patrol and investigative personnel, by increasing penalties for alien smuggling and for document fraud, by reforming exclusion and deportation law and procedures, by improving the verification system for eligibility for employment, and through other measures, to reform the legal immigration system and facilitate legal entries into the United States, and for other purposes; to the Committees on the Judiciary; National Security; Economic and Educational Opportunities; Government Reform and Oversight; Ways and Means; Commerce; Agriculture; Banking and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. By Mr. SMITH of Texas (for himself, Mr. Byrant of Texas, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Moorhead, Mr. McCollum, Mr. Bryant of Tennessee, Mr. Bono, Mr. Heineman, Mr. Gekas, Mr. Coble, Mr. Canady, Mr. Inglis of South Carolina, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Barr, Mr. Baker of California Mr. Ballenger, Mr. Beilenson, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Bonilla, Mr. Brewster, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Condit, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Deal of Georgia, Mr. Dreier, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Foley, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Herger, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Sam Johnson, Mrs. Meyers of Kansas, Mr. Packard, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mrs. Roukema, Mr. Shays, Mr. Stenholm, Mr. Tauzin, and Mrs. Vucanovich), H6269 [22JN] Cosponsors added, H6699 [30JN], H6736 [10JY], H6831 [11JY], H7012 [13JY], H7068 [17JY], H7257 [19JY], H7461 [21JY], H7990 [28JY], H8309 [2AU], H8361 [3AU] Removal of cosponsors, H9592 [27SE]