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H.R. 773: To terminate the EB-5 program.

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 24, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 773

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 24, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To terminate the EB–5 program.

1.

Termination of EB–5 program

(a)

Repeal of provisions

Effective on the date of the enactment of this Act, the following provisions are repealed:

(1)

Section 203(b)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(b)(5)).

(2)

Section 204(a)(1)(H) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1154(a)(1)(H)).

(3)

Section 216A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1186b).

(4)

Section 610 of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993 (8 U.S.C. 1153 note).

(b)

Applicability

Beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security—

(1)

shall cease to accept petitions and applications under any authority repealed under subsection (a); and

(2)

shall dismiss all pending petitions and applications described in paragraph (1).