New Cosponsor — Dec 19, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dennis Kucinich [D-OH10, 1997-2012]
The bill now has 33 cosponsors (22 Democrats, 11 Republicans).
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.
3/8/2011--Introduced.Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to:(1) authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), in ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr959>
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