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HR 5038

Title: Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019
Author: Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)

Summary
...The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an applying alien who (1) performed at least 1,035 hours of agricultural labor during the two-year period prior to October 30, 2019, (2) was inadmissible or deportable on that date, and (3) has been continuously present in the United States from that date until receiving CAW status. The bill imposes additional crime-related inadmissibility grounds on CAW applicants and makes some other grounds inapplicable.</p> <p>CAW status shall be valid for 5.5 years and may be extended. DHS may grant dependent status to the spouse or children of a principal alien.</p> <p>An alien with a pending application may not be detained or removed by DHS and shall be authorized for employment until DHS makes a final decision on the application. </...

Status
Introduced in House 11/12/2019
Introduced in House 11/12/2019
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and Labor, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 11/12/2019
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and Labor, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 11/12/2019
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and Labor, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 11/12/2019
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and Labor, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 11/12/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. 11/13/2019
Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Discharged. 11/19/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 11/21/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended). 11/21/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-328, Part I. 12/09/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-328, Part I. 12/09/2019
Committee on Ways and Means discharged. 12/09/2019
Committee on Ways and Means discharged. 12/09/2019
Committee on Education and Labor discharged. 12/09/2019
Committee on Education and Labor discharged. 12/09/2019
Committee on Financial Services discharged. 12/09/2019
Committee on Financial Services discharged. 12/09/2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 263. 12/09/2019
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 758 Reported to House. The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3, under a structured rule, with 4 hours of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5038 under a closed rule, with 1 hour of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany S. 1790 with 1 hour of debate. 12/10/2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 758. (consideration: CR H10044-10082) 12/11/2019
The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3, under a structured rule, with 4 hours of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5038 under a closed rule, with 1 hour of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany S. 1790 with 1 hour of debate. 12/11/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5038. 12/11/2019
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 12/11/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, the Chair postponed further proceedings on H.R. 5038. 12/11/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H10093-10096) 12/11/2019
Mr. Biggs moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H10093) 12/11/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Biggs motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike sections 204(a) and (b) from the bill. 12/11/2019
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. 12/11/2019
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 230 (Roll no. 673). 12/11/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 260 - 165, 1 Present (Roll no. 674).(text: CR H10045-10066) 12/11/2019
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 260 - 165, 1 Present (Roll no. 674). (text: CR H10045-10066) 12/11/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Objection was heard. 12/11/2019
Ms. Lofgren moved to reconsider the vote. 12/11/2019
Mr. McGovern moved to table the motion to reconsider 12/11/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 12/12/2019

Bill Text
12/12/2019 - HR 5038 (Referred+in+Senate) 12/11/2019 - HR 5038 (Engrossed+in+House) 12/09/2019 - HR 5038 (Reported+in+House) 11/12/2019 - HR 5038 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
    U.S. Representative

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