Text: H.R.97 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 97


To amend the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016, to enable the payment of certain officers and employees of the United States whose employment is authorized under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2017

Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


A BILL

To amend the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016, to enable the payment of certain officers and employees of the United States whose employment is authorized under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “American Dream Employment Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Certain Federal employees who are beneficiaries of DACA authorized to be paid.

Section 704 of title VII of division E of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114–113) is amended—

(1) by striking “eligible; or” and inserting “eligible;”; and

(2) by striking the semicolon after “owes allegiance to the United States” and inserting the following: “; or (5) is a person who is employed by the House of Representatives or the Senate, and has been issued an employment authorization document under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program of the Secretary of Homeland Security, established pursuant to the memorandum from the Secretary of Homeland Security entitled ‘Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children’, dated June 15, 2012:”.


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