FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 13, 2013
Contacts: Garrette Silverman (Moran) – 202-224-6521
Kevin Hall (Warner) – 202-224-2023
Ian Koski (Coons) – 202- 224-5042
Amber Marchand (Blunt) – 202- 224-1403
STARTUP ACT 3.0 INTRODUCED BY
SENS. MORAN, WARNER, COONS AND BLUNT
Bipartisan jobs and high-skilled immigration bill would jumpstart economy through the creation and growth of new businesses
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.), along with Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), today introduced Startup Act 3.0 – the updated version of their bipartisan jobs and high-skilled immigration plan to jumpstart the economy through the creation and growth of new businesses.
Startup Act 3.0 creates both Entrepreneur and STEM Visas for highly-educated and entrepreneurial immigrants to stay in the United States where their talent and new ideas can fuel economic growth and create American jobs. The legislation also modifies the tax code to encourage investment in new businesses, accelerates the commercialization of university research that can lead to new ventures, and seeks to improve the regulatory process...