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HR 3722 - Undocumented Immigrant Emergency Medical Assistance - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (88-331) - (Key vote)
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Title: Undocumented Immigrant Emergency Medical Assistance

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would require hospitals to provide information on undocumented immigrants seeking emergency medical care.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits federal reimbursement of funds to hospitals that provide emergency services to undocumented immigrants unless the hospital provides the Secretary of Homeland Security with citizenship and employment records (Sec. 3).
  • Makes employers of certain undocumented immigrants financially responsible for the medical treatment of these immigrants (Sec. 3).
  • Allows the Secretary of Homeland Security to remove undocumented immigrants under Federal immigration law (Sec. 3).
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NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Undocumented Immigrant Emergency Medical Assistance

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