S.1440 - New Workers for Economic Growth Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gramm, Phil [R-TX] (Introduced 07/27/1999)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||09/26/2000 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1440 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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).
Introduced in Senate (07/27/1999)
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.