S. 891 - American Jobs in American Forests Act of 2013

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Summary:
A bill to increase the employment of Americans by requiring State workforce agencies to certify that employers are actively recruiting Americans and that Americans are not qualified or available to fill the positions that the employer wants to fill with H-2B nonimmigrants. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

American Jobs in American Forests Act of 2013

S. 891 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to increase the employment of Americans by requiring State workforce agencies to certify that employers are actively recruiting Americans and that Americans are not qualified or available to fill the positions that the employer wants to fill with H-2B nonimmigrants. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to increase the employment of Americans by requiring State workforce agencies to certify that employers are actively recruiting Americans and that Americans are not qualified or available to fill the positions that the employer wants to fill with H-2B nonimmigrants.
Other Titles
  • American Jobs in American Forests Act of 2013
  • American Jobs in American Forests Act of 2013
Sponsor
Jeff Merkley
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    Subjects
    • Immigration
    • Employee hiring
    • Fires
    • Foreign labor
    • Forests, forestry, trees
    • State and local government operations
    • Temporary and part-time employment
    • Visas and passports
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/08/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/08/2013
    5/08/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    5/08/2013Introduced in Senate
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