H.R. 1114 (112th): StartUp Visa Act of 2011


Mar 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2011
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

3/16/2011--Introduced.StartUp Visa Act of 2011 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish an employment-based, conditional immigrant visa (StartUp visa) for a sponsored alien entrepreneur: (1) with required amounts ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1114”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5193 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 2010

S. 565 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2011

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