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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Border Security
    IntroducedJanuary 15th, 2013

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Title

Visa Waiver for Israel Act of 2013

Official Title

To provide for the inclusion of Israel in the visa waiver program, and for other purposes.

Summary

Visa Waiver for Israel Act of 2013 - Includes Israel in the visa waiver program upon the Secretary of Homeland Security's (DHS) determination that Israel: (1) has entered into an agreement with the United States to report, or make available through Interpol or other means, information about passport theft or loss; (2) has entered into an information sharing agreement with the United States regarding whether Israeli citizens and nationals traveling to the United States represent a U.S. security threat; (3) cooperates with the U.S. government on counterterrorism initiatives, information sharing, and preventing terrorist travel; (4) issues all new and reissued passports with biometric identifiers; and (5) has made every reasonable effort, without jeopardizing Israeli security, to ensure that reciprocal privileges are extended to all U.S. citizens.