Congressman Valadao Signs Discharge Petition to Force Vote on Critical Immigration Legislation
On May 9, 2018, Congressman David G. Valadao signed a discharge petition to trigger a vote on H.Res. 774, a resolution containing four separate immigration bills.WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) signed a discharge petition to trigger a vote on H.Res. 774, a resolution containing four separate immigration bills.
The resolution, referred to as “Queen of the Hill,” provides consideration of H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act but allows for four separate substitute amendments. As introduced, H.Res. 774 will allow for debate on the House Floor of H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, H.R. 3440, the DREAM Act, legislation offered by Speaker Ryan and House leadership, and H.R. 4796, the USA Act.
Since being elected to Congress, Congressman David Valadao has remained dedicated to repairing the broken immigration system of the United States. His personal connection to immigration, combined with the serious impact policy change will have on his constituents, have provided Valadao with a deep understanding of the issue, especially as it relates to agriculture and our guest worker program.
In 2017, Valadao cosponsored H.R. 496, the Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act and H.R. 1468, the Recognizing America's Children (RAC) Act, as well as H.R. 3440, the Dream Act of 2017. In January, Congressman Valadao cosponsored H.R.4796, the USA Act. Most recently, in March, Congressman Valadao cosponsored H.Res. 774, the Queen of the Hill Resolution.
Congressman David G. Valadao represents the 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.