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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

SAVE Act of 2011
Secure America Through Verification and Enforcement Act of 2011

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide immigration reform by securing America's borders, clarifying and enforcing existing laws, and enabling a practical employer verification program.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/26/2011Introduced in House

All Actions (17)

Date All Actions
09/08/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
07/11/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/24/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
06/20/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform .
Action By: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
06/17/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
06/08/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/08/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
06/06/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/26/2011Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (50)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Altmire, Jason [D-PA-4]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Kissell, Larry [D-NC-8]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Bilbray, Brian P. [R-CA-50]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Davis, Geoff [R-KY-4]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24]* 05/26/2011
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-42]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-40]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Young, C. W. Bill [R-FL-10]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Lewis, Jerry [R-CA-41]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Guinta, Frank C. [R-NH-1]* 05/26/2011
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-44]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-46]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 05/26/2011
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Nunnelee, Alan [R-MS-1]* 05/26/2011
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 06/01/2011
Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12] 06/02/2011
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] 06/02/2011
Rep. Donnelly, Joe [D-IN-2] 06/14/2011
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-4] 06/14/2011
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 06/21/2011
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 06/24/2011
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 07/07/2011
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4] 07/13/2011
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5] 07/28/2011
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] 09/21/2011
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 04/16/2012
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 04/19/2012
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-52] 06/01/2012

Committees (8)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Homeland Security05/26/2011 Referred to
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security06/17/2011 Referred to
House Judiciary05/26/2011 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement07/11/2011 Referred to
House Ways and Means05/26/2011 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security06/06/2011 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce05/26/2011 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections09/08/2011 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform05/26/2011 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform06/20/2011 Referred to
House Armed Services05/26/2011 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities06/24/2011 Referred to
House Agriculture05/26/2011 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry06/08/2011 Referred to
House Natural Resources05/26/2011 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands06/08/2011 Referred to

No related bill information was received for H.R.2000.


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (05/26/2011)

Secure America Through Verification and Enforcement Act of 2011 or SAVE Act of 2011 - Sets forth border security and enforcement provisions, including provisions respecting: (1) increases in Border Patrol and investigative personnel, (2) recruitment of former military personnel, (3) use of Department of Defense (DOD) equipment, (4) infrastructure improvements, (5) aerial and other surveillance, (5) a national strategy to secure the borders, (6) accountable financing under the Secure Border Initiative, (7) emergency deployment of Border Patrol agents, and (8) expansion of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism along the northern and southern borders.

Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to check against terrorist watchlists those persons suspected of alien smuggling and smuggled individuals who are interdicted at U.S. borders.

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act and specified maritime law sections to revise alien smuggling provisions.

Sets forth provisions respecting border security on certain federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) or the Secretary of the Interior.

Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to make the E-verify program permanent.

Sets forth conditions for the mandatory use of the E-verify system.

Requires: (1) employer/employee notification of social security number mismatches and multiple uses, and related information sharing with DHS; and (2) establishment of electronic birth and death registration systems.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) penalize specified employers for failure to correct information returns; and (2) prohibit employers from deducting from gross income wages paid to unauthorized aliens, with an exception for an employer participating in the basic employment eligibility confirmation program.

Increases criminal alien program (CAP) personnel.

Authorizes border relief grants for local law enforcement agencies within 25 miles of the southern U.S. border.

Establishes within DHS a rewards program to assist in the elimination of commercial operations to produce or sell fraudulent immigration-related documents and to assist in the investigation, prosecution, or disruption of commercial alien smuggling operations.

Provides for: (1) increased alien detention facilities, (2) additional immigration court judgeships, and (3) a media campaign to inform the public of changes made by this Act including a multilingual media campaign explaining noncompliance penalties.