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S. 189 - Startup Visa Act of 2013

Immigration. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Startup Visa Act of 2013

S. 189 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States.
Other Titles
  • StartUp Visa Act of 2013
  • StartUp Visa Act of 2013
Sponsor
Mark Udall
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Immigration
  • Business investment and capital
  • Congressional oversight
  • Foreign labor
  • Immigration status and procedures
  • U.S. and foreign investments
  • Visas and passports
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Major Actions
Introduced1/30/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/30/2013
1/30/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/30/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
1/30/2013Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

36 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Startup Visa Act of 2013

36 organizations supported this bill

Accel Partners
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Applied Materials
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
ARCH Venture Partners
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Association for Competitive Technology
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
AT&T
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Bay Area Council
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Bloom Energy
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Boingo Wireless
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
BSA - The Software Alliance
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Cisco Systems
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Consumer Electronics Association
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
eBay
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Elance
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
EnerNOC
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Eventbrite
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
F5 Networks
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Facebook
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Fry's Electronics
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Google
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Hewlett Packard
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Information Technology Industry Council
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Intel Corporation
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Internet Association
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Juniper Networks
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Microsoft
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
NASDAQ OMX
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
National Venture Capital Association
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Oracle
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Qualcomm
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Semiconductor Industry Association
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Synopsys
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
TechNet
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Yahoo!
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.
Zynga
TechNet, undersigned (2013, March 14). TechNet letter on immigration legislation. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from TechNet.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$124,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$314,477$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$166,526$0
John BarrassoRWY$90,971$0
Max BaucusDMT$122,924$0
Mark BegichDAK$242,634$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$389,185$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,600$0
Roy BluntRMO$284,996$0
John BoozmanRAR$50,933$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$513,059$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$162,875$0
Richard BurrRNC$184,068$0
Maria CantwellDWA$387,861$0
Ben CardinDMD$99,911$0
Tom CarperDDE$171,340$0
Bob CaseyDPA$180,655$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,800$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$91,931$0
Tom CoburnROK$36,080$0
William Thad CochranRMS$146,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$162,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$206,650$0
Bob CorkerRTN$190,483$0
John CornynRTX$389,841$0
Mike CrapoRID$122,800$0
Ted CruzRTX$230,350$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$65,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$178,800$0
Mike EnziRWY$80,750$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$333,158$0
Deb FischerRNE$109,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$202,100$0
Al FrankenDMN$293,047$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$802,718$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$239,472$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$211,926$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$392,945$0
Tom HarkinDIA$17,800$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$541,452$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$164,319$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$86,509$0
Dean HellerRNV$283,689$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$104,826$0
John HoevenRND$90,655$0
Jim InhofeROK$58,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$198,761$0
Mike JohannsRNE$34,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$117,270$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$23,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$342,413$0
John F. KerryDMA$92,113$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$59,038$0
Mark KirkRIL$337,475$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$249,441$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$258,034$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$5,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$252,670$0
Mike LeeRUT$189,100$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$171,866$0
John McCainRAZ$212,691$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$342,648$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$618,317$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$292,673$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$214,675$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$104,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$173,605$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$74,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$199,443$0
Patty MurrayDWA$733,874$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$275,659$0
Rand PaulRKY$139,685$0
Rob PortmanROH$383,589$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$353,100$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,800$0
Harry ReidDNV$712,888$0
Jim RischRID$90,849$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$167,100$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$67,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$362,693$0
Bernie SandersIVT$15,961$0
Brian SchatzDHI$108,150$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$808,934$0
Tim ScottRSC$202,299$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$31,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$211,215$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$148,450$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$185,560$0
Jon TesterDMT$232,324$0
John ThuneRSD$279,198$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$326,053$0
Mark UdallDCO$455,975$0
Tom UdallDNM$138,833$0
David VitterRLA$89,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$638,865$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$529,595$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$214,825$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$127,671$0
Ron WydenDOR$417,330$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$124,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$314,477$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$166,526$0
John BarrassoRWY$90,971$0
Max BaucusDMT$122,924$0
Mark BegichDAK$242,634$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$389,185$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,600$0
Roy BluntRMO$284,996$0
John BoozmanRAR$50,933$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$513,059$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$162,875$0
Richard BurrRNC$184,068$0
Maria CantwellDWA$387,861$0
Ben CardinDMD$99,911$0
Tom CarperDDE$171,340$0
Bob CaseyDPA$180,655$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,800$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$91,931$0
Tom CoburnROK$36,080$0
William Thad CochranRMS$146,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$162,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$206,650$0
Bob CorkerRTN$190,483$0
John CornynRTX$389,841$0
Mike CrapoRID$122,800$0
Ted CruzRTX$230,350$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$65,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$178,800$0
Mike EnziRWY$80,750$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$333,158$0
Deb FischerRNE$109,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$202,100$0
Al FrankenDMN$293,047$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$802,718$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$239,472$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$211,926$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$392,945$0
Tom HarkinDIA$17,800$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$541,452$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$164,319$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$86,509$0
Dean HellerRNV$283,689$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$104,826$0
John HoevenRND$90,655$0
Jim InhofeROK$58,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$198,761$0
Mike JohannsRNE$34,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$117,270$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$23,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$342,413$0
John F. KerryDMA$92,113$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$59,038$0
Mark KirkRIL$337,475$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$249,441$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$258,034$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$5,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$252,670$0
Mike LeeRUT$189,100$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$171,866$0
John McCainRAZ$212,691$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$342,648$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$618,317$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$292,673$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$214,675$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$104,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$173,605$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$74,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$199,443$0
Patty MurrayDWA$733,874$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$275,659$0
Rand PaulRKY$139,685$0
Rob PortmanROH$383,589$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$353,100$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,800$0
Harry ReidDNV$712,888$0
Jim RischRID$90,849$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$167,100$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$67,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$362,693$0
Bernie SandersIVT$15,961$0
Brian SchatzDHI$108,150$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$808,934$0
Tim ScottRSC$202,299$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$31,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$211,215$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$148,450$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$185,560$0
Jon TesterDMT$232,324$0
John ThuneRSD$279,198$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$326,053$0
Mark UdallDCO$455,975$0
Tom UdallDNM$138,833$0
David VitterRLA$89,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$638,865$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$529,595$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$214,825$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$127,671$0
Ron WydenDOR$417,330$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Computer software$4,594,317
Venture capital$4,424,336
Telephone utilities$3,605,023
Computer components & accessories$2,276,538
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,378,879
Search Engine/Email Services$1,357,007
Computer manufacture & services$965,337
Stock exchanges$839,183
Vendors$610,821
Other Communications Services$506,399
General business associations$484,650
Social Media$478,790
Internet & Online Services$437,366
Telecommunications Devices$274,378
Online Entertainment$150,750
Communications & Electronics$141,450
Pro-business associations$80,350

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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