H.R. 1147 (114th): Legal Workforce Act

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 27, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015
Length: 63 pages

History

Feb 27, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 3, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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H.R. 1147 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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