H. R. 2658
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 9, 2019
Mr. Wittman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005 to provide for the inclusion of certain workers in the exemption from numerical limitations on H–2B workers, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Commercial Fishing and Seafood Business Act of 2019.
Inclusion of certain workers in exemption from numerical limitations on H–2B workers
Section 14006 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005 (Public Law 108–287) is amended to read as follows:
The numerical limitation contained in section 214(g)(1)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(g)(1)(B)) shall not apply to any nonimmigrant alien issued a visa or otherwise provided status under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b)) who is employed (or has received an offer of employment)—
on a commercial fishing vessel or shrimp trawler; or
in the processing of—
fish or fishery products; or