H. R. 1627
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 20, 2017
Mr. Bergman (for himself and Mr. Keating) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reinstate the returning worker exemption for H–2B visas, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Small Business Assistance Act of 2017.
Returning worker exemption
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.
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if enacted on October 1, 2016.