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H.R.457: Criminal Alien Accountability Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Criminal Alien Accountability Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish minimum imprisonment terms for specified categories of aliens subject to criminal fines, imprisonment, or both, for reenrty as removed aliens. (Such provision does not apply to aliens removed for security or terrorist grounds.)

Subjects an individual who knowingly aids or conspires to allow, procure, or permit any such alien to reenter the United States to criminal penalty, the same imprisonment term as applies to the alien so aided, or both.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.