H.R.5759: BE GONE Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Oct. 27, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 1, 2022

Bill Cosponsors

72 (All Republicans)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Better Enforcement of Grievous Offenses by unNaturalized Emigrants Act or the BE GONE Act This bill expands, for immigration purposes, the definition of aggravated felony to include sexual abuse, sexual assault, and aggravated sexual violence. (Under current law, a conviction for an aggravated felony is grounds for deportation and may bar an individual from other immigration-related benefits.)

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.5759.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Oct. 27, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Oct. 27, 2021

Introduced in the House by Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.)

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