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                                                 Union Calendar No. 464
108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 775

                          [Report No. 108-747]

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the diversity 
                           immigrant program.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 13, 2004

 Mr. Goodlatte (for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Hall, Mr. Forbes, 
    Mr. Boyd, Mr. Goode, Mr. Graves, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Cantor, Mr. 
 Culberson, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Burns, Mrs. Jo Ann Davis of Virginia, and 
  Mr. Bartlett of Maryland) introduced the following bill; which was 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

                            October 6, 2004

 Additional sponsors: Mr. Upton, Ms. Ginny Brown-Waite of Florida, Mr. 
  Ballenger, Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Oxley, Mr. Baker, Mr. 
King of Iowa, Mr. Deal of Georgia, Ms. Hart, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Bonner, 
  Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Keller, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. 
 Jones of North Carolina, Mr. Schrock, Mr. Gilchrest, Mr. Herger, Mr. 
   Tauzin, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Carter, Mrs. 
 Blackburn, Mr. Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Tancredo, 
Mr. Boucher, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Coble, Mr. Pence, Mr. Carson of Oklahoma, 
 Mr. Kline, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Feeney, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. 
          Brady of Texas, Mr. Paul, and Mr. Rogers of Alabama

                            October 6, 2004

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union 
                       and ordered to be printed

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the diversity 
                           immigrant program.

    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--
            (1) the ``Security and Fairness Enhancement for America Act 
        of 2003''; or
            (2) the ``SAFE for America Act''.

SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT PROGRAM.

    (a) Worldwide Level of Diversity Immigrants.--Section 201 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) by inserting ``and'' at the end of paragraph 
                (1);
                    (B) by striking ``; and'' at the end of paragraph 
                (2) and inserting a period; and
                    (C) by striking paragraph (3); and
            (2) by striking subsection (e).
    (b) Allocation of Diversity Immigrant Visas.--Section 203 of such 
Act (8 U.S.C. 1153) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (c);
            (2) in subsection (d), by striking ``(a), (b), or (c),'' 
        and inserting ``(a) or (b),'';
            (3) in subsection (e), by striking paragraph (2) and 
        redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (2);
            (4) in subsection (f), by striking ``(a), (b), or (c)'' and 
        inserting ``(a) or (b)''; and
            (5) in subsection (g), by striking ``(a), (b), and (c)'' 
        and inserting ``(a) and (b)''.
    (c) Procedure for Granting Immigrant Status.--Section 204 of such 
Act (8 U.S.C. 1154) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (a)(1)(I); and
            (2) in subsection (e), by striking ``(a), (b), or (c)'' and 
        inserting ``(a) or (b)''.
    (d) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall take 
effect on October 1, 2003.




                                                 Union Calendar No. 464

108th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 775

                          [Report No. 108-747]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the diversity 
                           immigrant program.

_______________________________________________________________________

                            October 6, 2004

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union 
                       and ordered to be printed

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