H.R. 944: Venezuelan Liberty Act

Introduced:
Mar 04, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Joe Garcia
Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 04, 2013
Length
10 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 4, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 04, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 04, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

7% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To provide for eligibility for relief from removal for certain Venezuelans.

Summary

No summaries available.

Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


3/4/2013--Introduced.
Venezuelan Liberty Act - Provides for the adjustment to permanent resident status of a national of Venezuela who has maintained a required physical presence in the United States during the period beginning on February 2, 1999, and ending on March 4, 2013, and who, during such period, applied for asylum and was placed in exclusion, deportation, or removal proceedings.
Requires individuals to apply for adjustment before April 1, 2014.

House Republican Conference Summary

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