S. 1986 (112th): Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Visa Act of 2011


Dec 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Bennet

Senior Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2011
Length: 75 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Visa Act of 2011 or STEM Visa Act of 2011 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a priority worker immigrant visa for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 13, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1986”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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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