New Cosponsor — Nov 13, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (11 Republicans).
Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 8 pages
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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 640 — 113th Congress: Student Visa Security Improvement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr640
“H.R. 640 — 113th Congress: Student Visa Security Improvement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr640>
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