Summary: H.R.339 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 115-53 (08/22/2017)

Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act

(Sec. 2) This bill revises Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) transitional worker (CW-1 visa) provisions.

The supplemental vocational education fee charged to a prospective CNMI employer for each transitional worker is increased from $150 to $200.

Construction occupation permits may be issued only to extend permits issued before October 1, 2015, except that for FY2017, an additional 350 permits shall be made available with at least 60 reserved for health care practitioners and technical operations and at least 10 reserved for plant and system operators.