H.R. 158: Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Dec 8, 2015

This bill passed in the House on December 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Candice Miller

Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2015
Length: 21 pages

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide enhanced security measures for the visa waiver program, and for other purposes.

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History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 25, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 8, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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