H.R. 1136 - Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2009

Immigration, H-2B Visa, H.R. 1136, S. 388 - Immigration.
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Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2009 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for three years after the date of enactment of this Act the annual cap exemption for returning H-2B aliens (temporary nonagricultural worker). Provides that such amendment shall: (1) take effect as if enacted on December 1, 2008; and (2) apply only to petitions with an approved start date… More
Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2009 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for three years after the date of enactment of this Act the annual cap exemption for returning H-2B aliens (temporary nonagricultural worker). Provides that such amendment shall: (1) take effect as if enacted on December 1, 2008; and (2) apply only to petitions with an approved start date in FY2009-FY2011. (By CRS) (by CRS) Hide
 
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Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2009

H.R. 1136 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Immigration, H-2B Visa, H.R. 1136, S. 388
Summary
Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2009 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for three years after the date of enactment of this Act the annual cap exemption for returning H-2B aliens (temporary nonagricultural worker). Provides that such amendment shall: (1) take effect as if enacted on December 1, 2008; and (2) apply only to petitions with an approved start date in FY2009-FY2011. (By CRS) (by CRS)
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Title
To extend the termination date for the exemption of returning workers from the numerical limitations for temporary workers.
Other Titles
  • Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2009
Sponsor
Bart Stupak
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Immigration
  • Foreign labor
  • Visas and passports
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Major Actions
Introduced2/23/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

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ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/23/2009
2/23/2009Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
3/16/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.
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Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2009

3 organizations supported this bill

Association of Pool & Spa Professionals
The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (n.d.). Senators Mikulski, Specter Introduce S.388: the Save Our Small and Seasonal Business Act of 2009; FLY-IN Scheduled for February 25 . Retrieved March 4, 2009, from .
Professional Landcare Network
Professional Landcare Network (2009, February 0). H-2B. Retrieved March 5, 2009, from 2009 Quarterly Legislative Updates.
Save Small Business
Save Small Business (2009, February 26). OVER 150 SSB MEMBERS SPENT FEBRUARY 25TH DELIVERING THEIR UNIFIED MESSAGE TO CONGRESS:. Retrieved March 5, 2009, from .

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