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H.R. 158 (114th): Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Candice Miller

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2015
Length: 21 pages
Introduced:

Jan 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015. (compare text)

History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 25, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 7, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Dec 8, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 158 (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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