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H.R. 1627 (115th): Small Business Assistance Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 20, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1627

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 20, 2017

(for himself and Mr. Keating) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reinstate the returning worker exemption for H–2B visas, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Small Business Assistance Act of 2017.

2.

Returning worker exemption

(a)

In general

Section 214(g)(9)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(g)(9)(A)) is amended by striking during fiscal year 2013, 2014, or 2015 shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2016 and inserting the following: during fiscal year 2014, 2015, or 2016 shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2017.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if enacted on October 1, 2016.