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S.266: Visa Waiver for Israel Act of 2013

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Sponsor Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 7, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Visa Waiver for Israel Act of 2013 - Includes Israel in the visa waiver program upon the Secretary of Homeland Security's (DHS) determination that Israel: (1) has complied with all the visa waiver program requirements, with an exception for the low nonimmigrant visa refusal rate; and (2) has made every reasonable effort, without jeopardizing Israeli security, to ensure that reciprocal privileges are extended to all U.S. citizens.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Feb. 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.