S. 703 (113th): A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the eligibility of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region for designation for participation in the visa waiver program for certain visitors to the United States.

Introduced:

Apr 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mazie Hirono
Junior Senator from Hawaii
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/11/2013--Introduced.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China (PRC) eligible for designation as a visa waiver program country.

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H.R. 1923 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 2013

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History

Introduced
Apr 11, 2013

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