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H.R. 668: American Dream Employment Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 17, 2019 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 668


January 17, 2019

(for herself, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. O'Halleran, Mr. Gallego, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Stanton, Mr. Cisneros, Mr. Correa, Mr. Carbajal, Ms. Tlaib, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Ms. Omar, Ms. Bonamici, Ms. Mucarsel-Powell, Mr. Hastings, Ms. Garcia of Texas, and Mr. Soto) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


To amend the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018, to enable the payment of certain officers and employees of the United States whose employment is authorized under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and for other purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the American Dream Employment Act of 2019.


Certain Federal employees who are beneficiaries of DACA authorized to be paid

Section 704 of title VII of division E of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Public Law 115–141) is amended—


by striking eligible; or and inserting eligible;; and


by striking the semicolon after owes allegiance to the United States and inserting the following: ; or (5) is a person who is employed by the House of Representatives or the Senate, and has been issued an employment authorization document under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program of the Secretary of Homeland Security, established pursuant to the memorandum from the Secretary of Homeland Security entitled Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children, dated June 15, 2012:.