To reduce and prevent the sale and use of fraudulent degrees in order to protect the integrity of valid higher education degrees that are used for Federal purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2006
Length: 26 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on July 28, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)
Jul 28, 2006
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Jan 31, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 773 (110th).
H.R. 6008 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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