New Cosponsor — Nov 16, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Roy Blunt [R-MO]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
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Mar 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Maryland
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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2011
Length: 17 pages
A bill 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 Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 497”). 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). S. 497 — 112th Congress: Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s497
“S. 497 — 112th Congress: Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s497>
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