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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

StartUp Act of 2014

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/31/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
09/26/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
08/01/2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1305-1306)
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2014Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21]* 07/31/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary07/31/2014 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security09/26/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/31/2014)

StartUp Visa Act of 2014 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish an employment-based, conditional immigrant visa (StartUp visa) for a sponsored alien entrepreneur: (1) with required amounts of financial backing from a qualifying investor or venture capitalist; and (2) whose commercial activities will generate required levels of employment, revenue, or capital investment.

Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to terminate the status of a sponsored entrepreneur (and the alien spouse and children of such entrepreneur) if not later than three years after the date on which such permanent resident status was conferred: (1) the sponsoring venture capitalist or investor fails to meet investment requirements; or (2) the entrepreneur fails to meet job creation, capital investment, or revenue requirements.