H.R.1222 - Compact-Impact Aid Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen W. [D-HI-1] (Introduced 03/15/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/26/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.1222 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/15/2013)
Compact-Impact Reimbursement Act of 2013 - Amends the Compact of Free Association Act of 1985 to authorize and appropriate FY2013 funds to the Secretary of the Interior for: (1) grants to any local government of the United States that demonstrates financial strain due to demands on public services by significant immigration from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau; and (2) aid in defraying costs incurred as a result of increased demands placed on health, educational, social, or public safety services, or infrastructure related to such services due to the residence of qualified nonimmigrants.
Directs the Secretary to provide for periodic enumerations of qualified nonimmigrants in the states and territories of the United States.
Defines "qualified nonimmigrant" as a person admitted to the United States pursuant to: (1) section 141 of the Compact of Free Association set forth in title II, or (2) section 141 of the Compact of Free Association between the United States and the government of Palau.