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H.R.1139: Strengthening America's Public Schools Through Promoting Foreign Investment Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Bill Owens, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 7 (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 15, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
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Bill Summary

Strengthening America's Public Schools Through Promoting Foreign Investment Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit a lawful alien who enters the United States on a nonimmigrant student visa (including Mexican and Canadian commuter students) to attend a U.S. public secondary school for longer than one year if such alien reimburses the local educational agency for the full, unsubsidized per capita cost of providing education at such school for the period of the alien's attendance.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
March 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.