H.R. 2885 (112th): Legal Workforce Act

Introduced:

Sep 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2011
Length: 64 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.

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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. 1772 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2013

H.R. 2164 (Related)
Legal Workforce Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2011

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2885” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Sep 12, 2011
Reported by Committee
Sep 21, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
78 cosponsors (74R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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