S. 703: 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.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Apr 11, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 703

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 11, 2013

(for herself andMr. Hatch) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the eligibility of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for designation for participation in the visa waiver program for certain visitors to the United States.

1.

Eligibility of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for designation for participation in visa waiver program for certain visitors to the United States

Section 217(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act( 8 U.S.C. 1187(c) )is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(12)

Eligibility of certain region for designation as program country

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China—

(A)

shall be eligible for designation as a program country for purposes of this subsection; and

(B)

may be designated as a program country for purposes of this subsection if such region meets requirements applicable for such designation in this subsection.

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