H.R. 5495 (110th): Relief for America’s Small and Seasonal Businesses Act


Feb 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Gerlach

Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

To extend for one year the exemption of returning workers from the numerical limitations for H-2B temporary workers.

Summary (CRS)

2/26/2008--Introduced.Relief for America's Small and Seasonal Businesses Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt certain returning H-2B aliens (temporary nonagricultural worker) from annual numerical limitations during FY2008. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 26, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5495”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5849 (Related)
Seasonal Workforce Assistance Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 17, 2008

H.R. 5233 (Related)
Giving Relief to Our Small Businesses Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 2008

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