Representative Lamar Smith (1947 - )In Congress 1987 - Present |
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Legislation Sponsored or Cosponsored by Lamar Smith
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H.Amdt.962 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)
Description Amendments en bloc: require the Attorney General to submit a report to the Congress on the Administration's strategy for deterring illegal aliens; ensure that worksite enforcement is a priority of the INS; adjust the status of approximately 880 Polish and Hungarian persons from that of parolee to permanent resident; establish 10 regional demonstration sites; implement provisions of the Buy America Act; waive the English language test for Hmong soldiers and their spouses or widows; express the sense of Congress that the mission statement of the INS should include the apprehension and removal of illegal aliens, particularly those engaged in criminal activity; and require the State Department to refund fees to Poles who were erroneously notified of their eligibility for visas which they did not receive. Amends Bill: H.R.2202 Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/19/1996) Latest Action: 03/19/96 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendments (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
H.Amdt.961 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)
Description Amendment makes certain technical and conforming changes; clarifies that any new forward deployment of border patrol officers will not affect current border checkpoints; sets up a pilot program for using closed military bases as possible holding areas for illegal aliens; provides that city and county governments can qualify for reimbursement from the Federal Government for incarceration of illegal aliens; and increases the number of Federal prosecutors dealing with immigration-related crimes such as the smuggling of illegal aliens or previously deported aliens into the United States. Amends Bill: H.R.2202 Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/19/1996) Latest Action: 03/19/96 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
H.Amdt.421 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)
Description Amendment is technical in nature. Amends Bill: H.R.962 Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/08/1995) Latest Action: 06/08/95 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
H.Amdt.112 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)
Description Amendment provides that the provisions of the bill requiring an automatic stay of execution shall terminate upon the completion of a State court review, unless a substantial showing of a violation of a Federal right can be established. Amends Bill: H.R.729 Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 02/08/1995) Latest Action: 02/08/95 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A006) Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 189 (Roll no. 108).