Sep 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 30, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2012
Length: 28 pages
About the bill
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 821 (112th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6429 — 112th Congress: STEM Jobs Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6429
“H.R. 6429 — 112th Congress: STEM Jobs Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. September 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6429>
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