S. 523 (112th): A bill to provide for enhanced criminal penalties for individuals who file a SEVP certification petition under false pretenses.


Mar 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senior Senator from New York


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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/9/2011--Introduced.Amends the federal criminal code to subject an individual who knowingly and for pecuniary gain, while representing himself or herself as a principal, officer, or director of an educational institution, ...

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Related Bills

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S. 3527 (Related)
Student Visa Integrity Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 2012

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The “S.” in “S. 523” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Mar 9, 2011


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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