S. 1953 (106th): Legal Employment Authentication Program (LEAP) Act of 1999

A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to authorize the establishment of a voluntary legal employment authentication program (LEAP) as a successor to the current pilot programs for employment eligibility confirmation.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Nov 17, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Kerrey

Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 1999
Length: 27 pages


Nov 17, 1999

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S. 1953 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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