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H.R.5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 30, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 8, 2014
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7th Aug. 3, 2014

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Bill Summary

Prohibits a federal agency or instrumentality from using federal funding or resources after July 30, 2014, to:

  • consider or adjudicate any new or previously denied application of any alien requesting consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals, as authorized by Executive memorandum dated June 15, 2012, or by any other succeeding Executive memorandum or policy authorizing a similar program;
  • newly authorize deferred action for any class of aliens not lawfully present in the United States; or
  • authorize any alien to work in the United States who was not lawfully admitted into the United States and who is not in lawful U.S. status on the date of enactment of this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 8, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 551.
Aug. 5, 2014 Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Aug. 1, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Aug. 1, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 216 - 192, 1 Present (Roll no. 479). (text: CR H7228-7229)

Aug. 1, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H7235)
Aug. 1, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5272.
Aug. 1, 2014 Provides for further consideration of H.R. 5230 and for consideration of H.R. 5272. Both bills are debatable for 1 hour. The amendments to H.R. 5230printed in part A of the report shall be considered as adopted. The amendment to H.R. 5272 printed in Part B of the report shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure. The rule amends section 2 of H.Res. 700 to allow for motions to suspend the rules with respect to a measure addressing missile defense of Israel.
Aug. 1, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 710. (consideration: CR H7228-7236)
Aug. 1, 2014 Rule H. Res. 710 passed House.
Aug. 1, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 710 Reported to House. Provides for further consideration of H.R. 5230 and for consideration of H.R. 5272. Both bills are debatable for 1 hour. The amendments to H.R. 5230printed in part A of the report shall be considered as adopted. The amendment to H.R. 5272 printed in Part B of the report shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure. The rule amends section 2 of H.Res. 700 to allow for motions to suspend the rules with respect to a measure addressing missile defense of Israel.
July 30, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 696 Reported to House. The rule makes in order one hour of debate each for H.R. 5230 and H.R. 5272. The rule also makes in order for one hour debate on a motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5021. Any motion pursuant to clause 4 of rule XXII relating to H.R. 5021 may be offered only by the Majority Leader or his designee. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of July 31, 2014 for the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules.
July 30, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
July 30, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.