To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to ensure open and free journalism access in the People's Republic of China by establishing a reciprocal relationship between the number of visas issued to state-controlled media workers in China and in the United States.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 46th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2011
Length: 5 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on September 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (7 Republicans)
Sep 12, 2011
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H.R. 2899 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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