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.


Apr 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

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


Mazie Hirono

Junior Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
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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. Read more >

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Apr 11, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 703”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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H.R. 1923 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 2013

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