House Bill 80
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Resettlement Accountability National Security Act of 2017
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jan 3, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 3, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 12, 2017
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
80
Congress
115
Policy Area
Immigration
Immigration
Primary focus of measure is administration of immigration and naturalization matters; immigration enforcement procedures; refugees and asylum policies; travel and residence documentation; foreign labor; benefits for immigrants. Measures concerning smuggling and trafficking of persons may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area. Measures concerning refugees may fall under International Affairs policy area.
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No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Resettlement Accountability National Security Act of 2017

This bill prohibits the admission of alien refugees into the United States unless Congress passes a joint resolution giving the Department of Homeland Security authority to resume admitting them.

The Government Accountability Office shall report on: (1) the national security impact of refugee admissions; and (2) specified costs of providing refugees with benefits under Medicare, Medicaid, disability insurance under title II of the Social Security Act, the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly the food stamp program), and low income rental housing assistance.

Text (1)
January 3, 2017
Actions (3)
01/12/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
01/03/2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
01/03/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Jan 4, 2017 7:01:10 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:02:03 PM