H.R. 1211 (112th): Student Visa Security Improvement Act

Introduced:

Mar 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gus Bilirakis
Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to strengthen student visa background checks and improve the monitoring of foreign students in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5208 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2010

H.R. 640 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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History

Introduced
Mar 29, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
19 cosponsors (19R) (show)
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Votes

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