Markup of H.R. 1772, the "Legal Workforce Act"; and, H.R. 2131, the "Supplying Knowledge-based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act" (The SKILLS Visa Act)

Committee on the Judiciary

Thursday, June 27, 2013 (10:00 AM)

2141 RHOB
Washington, D.C.

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 2131, the "Supplying Knowledge-based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visa Act" (The SKILLS Visa Act) (PASSED 20-14) [PDF]

Amendments

  • Amendment #1 - Rep. Goodlatte (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #1A (Amendment to Amendment #1 - Rep. Goodlatte) - Rep. Chu (FAILED 11-22) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #1B - Rep. Lofgren (Amendment to Amendment #1 - Rep. Goodlatte) (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #1C - Rep. King (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #26 - Rep. Conyers (FAILED 16-19) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #3 - Rep. Sensenbrenner (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #2 - Rep. Cohen (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #5 - Rep. Chabot (En bloc with Amendment #7 - Rep. Chabot) (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #7 - Rep. Chabot (En bloc with Amendment #5 - Rep. Chabot) (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #12 - Rep. Jackson Lee (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #9 - Rep. Holding (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #15 - Rep. Lofgren (En bloc with Amendment #24 - Rep. Lofgren and Rep. Labrador) (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #24 - Rep. Lofgren and Rep. Labrador (En bloc with Amendment #15 - Rep. Lofgren) (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #10 - Rep. Collins (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #4 - Rep. Chu (FAILED 15-20) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #16 - Rep. Issa (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #11 - Rep. Jackson Lee (FAILED 15-20) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #17 - Rep. Chaffetz (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #25 - Rep. Lofgren (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #22 - Rep. Gutierrez (FAILED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #20 - Rep. Amodei (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #14 - Rep. Jackson Lee (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #19 - Rep. Labrador (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #29 - Rep. King (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #13 - Rep. Jackson Lee (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #23A - Rep. Jeffries, Rep. Watt and Rep. Chu (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #23B - Rep. Lofgren (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #23 - Rep. Chaffetz (PASSED Voice Vote) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Amendment #29 - Rep. Issa (WITHDRAWN) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM

Support Documents

  • Markup Notice [PDF]
  • Markup Transcript [PDF] Added 10/10/2013 at 03:12 PM

Votes

  • Roll Call #1 - Amendment #1A (FAILED 11-22) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Roll Call #2 - Amendment #26 (FAILED 16-19) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Roll Call #3 - Amendment #4 (FAILED 15-20) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Roll Call #4 - Amendment #11 (FAILED 15-20) [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM
  • Roll Call #5 - Final Passage of H.R. 2131 [PDF] Added 06/28/2013 at 10:11 AM

First Published: June 24, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Last Updated: October 10, 2013 at 03:12 PM