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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 & Senate (President next) on Aug 11, 2017

This bill was passed by Congress on August 11, 2017 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Gregorio Sablan

Delegate for the Northern Mariana Islands

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 12, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

93% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 30, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Apr 27, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Aug 1, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 11, 2017
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
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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