House Bill 591
115th Congress(2017-2018)
USCIS Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jan 20, 2017
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jan 20, 2017
Latest Action
Feb 8, 2017
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
591
Congress
115
Policy Area
Immigration
Immigration
Primary focus of measure is administration of immigration and naturalization matters; immigration enforcement procedures; refugees and asylum policies; travel and residence documentation; foreign labor; benefits for immigrants. Measures concerning smuggling and trafficking of persons may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area. Measures concerning refugees may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Virginia
Colorado
Minnesota
South Carolina
Arizona
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Use Spending for Congressional Immigration Supervision Act or the USCIS Act

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that all deposits into the Immigration Examinations Fee Account shall remain available to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) (currently, the Department of Justice [DOJ]) for reimbursement of administrative expenses to the extent and in such amounts as are provided in advance in appropriation Acts.

The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 is amended to declare that certain foreign student and exchange program fees that are deposited into the account shall remain available to DHS (currently, DOJ) for reimbursement of administrative expenses (including expenses related to gathering foreign student information) to the extent and in such amounts as are provided in advance in appropriation Acts.

Text (1)
January 20, 2017
Actions (3)
02/08/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
01/20/2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
01/20/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Jan 21, 2017 4:55:45 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:04:37 PM