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H.R. 1543 (110th): Visa Waiver Modernization Act

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To expand visa waiver program to countries on a probationary basis, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Rahm Emanuel

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2007
Length: 13 pages
Mar 15, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)
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Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1: Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 3, 2007. (compare text)

14 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 6 Democrats)



Mar 15, 2007

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H.R. 1543 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1543. 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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