H.R.1573: Access to Counsel Act of 2021

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Access to Counsel Act of 2021 This bill provides various protections for covered individuals subject to secondary or deferred inspections when seeking admission into the United States. Covered individuals include U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents, aliens in possession of a visa, returning asylees, and refugees. The Department of Homeland Security shall ensure that a covered individual subject to secondary or deferred inspection has a...

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Date Description
April 22, 2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
April 21, 2021
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 207 (Roll no. 129). (text: CR H2016)
April 21, 2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2030-2032)
April 21, 2021
Mr. Issa moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H2024)
April 21, 2021
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 330. (consideration: CR H2016-2025)
April 21, 2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 21, 2021
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 207 (Roll no. 129).
April 21, 2021
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 209 - 215 (Roll no. 128).
April 21, 2021
Considered as unfinished business.
April 21, 2021
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on the Issa motion to recommit and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Issa demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
April 21, 2021
The previous question on the motion was ordered without objection.
April 21, 2021
Mr. Issa moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary.
April 21, 2021
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
April 21, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1573.
April 21, 2021
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 51, H.R. 1573 and H.R. 1333. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The previous question on each measure is considered ordered without intervening motions except one hour of debate and a motion to recommit. H. Res. 316 and H. Con. Res. 30 are adopted.
April 21, 2021
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 330.
April 20, 2021
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 330 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 51, H.R. 1573 and H.R. 1333. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The previous question on each measure is considered ordered without intervening motions except one hour of debate and a motion to recommit. H. Res. 316 and H. Con. Res. 30 are adopted.
April 16, 2021
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 8.
April 16, 2021
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-21.
April 14, 2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 16.
April 14, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 3, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
March 3, 2021

Introduced in the House by Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)

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