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.


May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 2012

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


Pub.L. 112-176


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >


May 24, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 2, 2012
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 13, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 28, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3245”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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

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