S. 3245 (112th): A bill to extend by 3 years the authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program.

Introduced:
May 24, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-176.
Sponsor
Patrick Leahy
Senior Senator from Vermont
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 18, 2012
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 28, 2012.

Progress
Introduced May 24, 2012
Referred to Committee May 24, 2012
Passed Senate Aug 02, 2012
Passed House Sep 13, 2012
Signed by the President Sep 28, 2012
 
Summary

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Sep 13, 2012 6:27 p.m.
Passed 412/3

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (5R, 3D) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

Senate Judiciary

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Library of Congress Summary

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9/28/2012--Public Law.
Amends the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993 to extend the EB-5 Regional Center program through September 30, 2015. (Eliminates pilot program references to such program.)
Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to extend the E-Verify program through September 30, 2015.
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker program through September 30, 2015.
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 to extend the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program through September 30, 2015.
States that nothing in this Act may be construed to authorize a national identification card.

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