S.1440 - New Workers for Economic Growth Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
Summary: S.1440 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)
New Workers for Economic Growth Act - Title I: H-1B Nonimmigrant Workers - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the permitted number of H-1B temporary worker and trainee visas for FY 2000 through 2002. Excludes from such limitation aliens with: (1) specified higher degrees and salaries; and (2) at least a bachelor's degree and a job or job offer at an institution of higher education (excludes such aliens from certain labor attestation requirements).
Introduced in Senate (07/27/1999)
Title II: Elimination of Earnings Penalty on Senior Citizens - Amends the Social Security Act to eliminate the reduction in social security benefits for individuals under 70 years old whose earnings exceed specified annual limits.