H.R.7946: Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022

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Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022 This bill addresses immigration-related issues pertaining to noncitizen (or non-U.S. national) military veterans, including by authorizing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide lawful permanent resident status to a veteran subject to removal. If a noncitizen veteran appears to be eligible for lawful permanent resident status under this bill, that veteran must receive a reasonable...

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There are 6 statements associated with H.R.7946.

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Date Description
Dec. 7, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Dec. 6, 2022
The resolution provides consideration of H.R. 3648, under a structured rule and H.R. 7946, under a structured rule. The resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committeee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the remainder of the 117th Congress.
Dec. 6, 2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1508.
Dec. 6, 2022
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1508 Reported to House. The resolution provides consideration of H.R. 3648, under a structured rule and H.R. 7946, under a structured rule. The resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committeee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the remainder of the 117th Congress.
Dec. 6, 2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1508. (consideration: CR H8763-8773; text: CR H8763-8765)
Dec. 6, 2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 6, 2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 208 (Roll no. 503).
Dec. 6, 2022
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1508, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Vicente Gonzalez amendment no. 1.
Dec. 6, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 7946.
Dec. 6, 2022
Rule H. Res. 1508 passed House.
Dec. 6, 2022
The resolution provides consideration of H.R. 3648, under a structured rule and H.R. 7946, under a structured rule. The resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the remainder of the 117th Congress.
Dec. 6, 2022
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1508 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3648, under a structured rule and H.R. 7946, under a structured rule. The resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the remainder of the 117th Congress.
Nov. 15, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 400.
Nov. 15, 2022

Committee on Armed Services discharged.

Nov. 15, 2022

Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged.

Nov. 15, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-558, Part I.
July 27, 2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
July 27, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 3, 2022
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 3, 2022

Introduced in the House by Mark Takano (D-Calif.)

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