New Cosponsor — Apr 16, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]
The bill now has 40 cosponsors (24 Republicans, 16 Democrats).
Sep 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2011
Length: 9 pages
To promote job creation in the United States by directing the Secretary of State to address inefficiencies in the visa processing system that discourage overseas business and leisure travel to the United States, and for other purposes.
9/23/2011--Introduced.Welcoming Business Travelers and Tourists to America Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of State to: (1) set a visa processing standard of 12 or fewer calendar days at ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3039 — 112th Congress: Welcoming Business Travelers and Tourists to America Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3039
“H.R. 3039 — 112th Congress: Welcoming Business Travelers and Tourists to America Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3039>
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