Unused H1B visa time validity or eligibility

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Hi , 

My last H1B petition is approved on 3/24/2016  till 5/12/2018.

Due to H1B process delay /I-94 expiry/H1-B extension denied on 12/21/2018 , I stepped out of USA on Jan17th. 

My total stay in USA completed 4 years on H1B visa 

Now, I would like to reuse remaining 2 years of H1B time. 

My question is , Can new my  employer  ( changed to new employer) file cap-exempt H1B petition to reuse 2 years of my visa time ? 

I read it in some blogs/forums  somewhere  that , H1B cap-exempt can be filed with in the 6 years  of my last h1b petition approved ( in my case this date 3/24/2016+6 years 3/24/2022 , crossed now). 

or should I consider 5/12/2018+ 6 years  ?

Please clarify my doubt . Am I eligible that my employer can file H1 cap -exempt now ? 



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