New Cosponsor — Sep 15, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8]
The bill now has 30 cosponsors (27 Republicans, 3 Democrats).
Feb 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 18, 2011
Length: 15 pages
To make the E-verify program permanent, and to provide for penalties to enforce compliance with the program, and for other purposes.
2/18/2011--Introduced.Jobs Recovery by Ensuring a Legal American Workforce Act of 2011- Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to make the E-Verify Program (Program) permanent and ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 800 — 112th Congress: Jobs Recovery by Ensuring a Legal American Workforce Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr800
“H.R. 800 — 112th Congress: Jobs Recovery by Ensuring a Legal American Workforce Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr800>
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