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H.R. 5038: Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019

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To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for terms and conditions for nonimmigrant workers performing agricultural labor or services, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Zoe Lofgren

Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2019
Length: 228 pages
Introduced
Nov 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 11, 2019

This bill passed in the House on December 11, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Nadler, Lofgren Applaud Passage of H.R. 5038, the \"Farm Workforce Modernization Act\"
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2019

Garamendi Votes to Pass Bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 11, 2019

Rep. Chip Roy Sends Urgent Request Opposing Amnesty To Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham
    — Rep. Chip Roy [R-TX21] on Feb 18, 2020

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History

Nov 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Nov 21, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 9, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Dec 11, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5038 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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