H.R. 339: Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act

H.R. 339 makes certain changes to the foreign worker permitting process for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), a U.S. territory. Under current law, CNMI is undergoing a “transition period” in implementing U.S. immigration law in the territory. Foreign workers can currently apply to be treated as “nonimmigrants” for work purposes. The bill would limit work permits issued ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 30, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 30, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Gregorio Sablan

Delegate for the Northern Mariana Islands

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

39% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 26, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jan 30, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 339 is 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.

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