H.R. 640 (113th): Student Visa Security Improvement Act

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gus Bilirakis

Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 13, 2013
 
Introduced

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 640”). 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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Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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. 1211 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2011

H.R. 4089 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 2015

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