H.R.2698 - New Workers for Economic Growth Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dreier, David [R-CA-28] (Introduced 08/04/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||08/25/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2698 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/04/1999)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: H-1B Nonimmigrant Workers
Title II: Elimination of Earnings Penalty on Senior Citizens
New Workers for Economic Growth Act - Title I: H-1B Nonimmigrant Workers - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the permitted number of H-1B temporary worker and trainee visas for FY 2000 through 2002. Excludes from such limitation aliens with: (1) specified higher degrees and salaries; and (2) at least a bachelor's degree and a job or job offer at an institution of higher education (excludes such aliens from certain labor attestation requirements).
Title II: Elimination of Earnings Penalty on Senior Citizens - Amends the Social Security Act to eliminate the reduction in Social Security benefits for individuals under 70 years old whose earnings exceed specified annual limits.