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

Introduced:
Feb 26, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Jim Gerlach
Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 26, 2008
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5849 (Related)
Seasonal Workforce Assistance Act

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Last Action: Apr 17, 2008

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 06, 2008

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Feb 26, 2008
Referred to Committee Feb 26, 2008
 
Full Title

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

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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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.

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