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Text of the Giving Relief to Our Small Businesses Act

This bill was introduced on February 6, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 6, 2008 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5233

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 6, 2008

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To extend for two years the exemption of returning workers from the numerical limitations for H–2B temporary workers.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Giving Relief to Our Small Businesses Act.

2.

Extension of returning worker exemption to h–2b numerical limitation

(a)

In general

Section 214(g)(9)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(g)(9)(A)) is amended by striking an alien who has already been counted toward the numerical limitation of paragraph (1)(B) during fiscal year 2004, 2005, or 2006 shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2007. and inserting an alien who has already, during any 1 of the 3 preceding fiscal years, been counted toward the numerical limitation of paragraph (1)(B) shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2008 or 2009..

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if enacted on October 1, 2007.