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A bill to permanently reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program.
Bill # S.3245
Status:
05/24/2012: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
08/02/2012: Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
08/02/2012: S.AMDT.2774 Amendment SA 2774 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Leahy. To amend the title.
08/02/2012: S.AMDT.2774 Amendment SA 2774 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
08/02/2012: S.AMDT.2773 Amendment SA 2773 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Leahy. In the nature of a substitute.
08/02/2012: S.AMDT.2773 Amendment SA 2773 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
08/02/2012: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
08/02/2012: Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
08/03/2012: Message on Senate action sent to the House.
08/03/2012: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, 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.
08/03/2012: Referred to House Judiciary
08/03/2012: Referred to House Education and the Workforce
08/03/2012: Received in the House.
08/14/2012: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement.
09/11/2012: Considered under suspension of the rules.
09/11/2012: DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3245.
09/11/2012: Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
09/11/2012: At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
09/13/2012: Considered as unfinished business.
09/13/2012: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/13/2012: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 3 (Roll no. 580).
09/20/2012: Presented to President.
09/28/2012: Signed by President.

Committee/Subcommittee Activity:
Education and the Workforce: Referral, In Committee
Judiciary: Referral, In Committee
Judiciary: Referral, In Committee

Amendment(s):

Sponsors (Primary *) 9:

Summary:
Permanently reauthorizes the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program.
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