New Cosponsor — Dec 19, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dennis Kucinich [D-OH10, 1997-2012]
The bill now has 33 cosponsors (22 Democrats, 11 Republicans).
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Mar 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
Length: 17 pages
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements of the visa waiver program and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 959”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 959 — 112th Congress: Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr959
“H.R. 959 — 112th Congress: Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr959>
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