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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Border Security
      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedDecember 12th, 2013

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Title

Promoting Tourism to Enhance our Economy Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to encourage Canadian tourism to the United States.

Summary

Promoting Tourism to Enhance our Economy Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to admit into the United States as a visitor for pleasure a qualifying Canadian citizen over 55 years old and spouse (who is not required to be over 55 years old) for a period not to exceed 240 days if the person maintains a Canadian residence and owns a U.S. residence or has rented a U.S. accommodation for the duration of such stay. Requires such visitor also to be not inadmissible or described in any ground of deportability, and requires him or her not to: (1) engage in employment or labor for hire in the United States, or (2) seek any form of assistance or benefit under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.