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Student Visa Reform Act
Bill # H.R.3120
Status:
10/06/2011: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
10/24/2011: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement.
06/26/2012: Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement Discharged.
06/28/2012: Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/28/2012: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
07/12/2012: Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-595.
07/12/2012: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 430.
07/31/2012: Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/31/2012: DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3120.
07/31/2012: Considered under suspension of the rules.
07/31/2012: At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Smith (TX) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
08/01/2012: Considered as unfinished business.
08/01/2012: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
08/01/2012: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
08/02/2012: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Committee/Subcommittee Activity:
Judiciary: Referral, In Committee
Judiciary: Referral, In Committee

Amendment(s):
No amendments.

Sponsors (Primary *) 1:

Summary:
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require accreditation of certain educational institutions for purposes of a nonimmigrant student visa
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