H.R. 2131 (113th): SKILLS Visa Act

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Darrell Issa

Representative for California's 49th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014
Length: 102 pages

History

May 23, 2013
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 2013
 
Reported by Committee

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H.R. 2131 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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