Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2007
Length: 2 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
Apr 27, 1999
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1573 (106th).
Jan 4, 2005
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 105 (109th).
Jan 4, 2007
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H.R. 147 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 147. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt elementary and secondary schools from the fee imposed on employers filing petitions with respect to non-immigrant workers under the H-1B program, H.R. 147, 110th Cong. (2007).
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