HR 1758

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1758

To reduce and prevent the sale and use of fraudulent degrees in order to protect the integrity of valid higher education degrees that are used for Federal employment purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 5, 2011

Mr. BISHOP of New York (for himself and Mr. COURTNEY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Energy and Commerce, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To reduce and prevent the sale and use of fraudulent degrees in order to protect the integrity of valid higher education degrees that are used for Federal employment purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PURPOSE; DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 3. ACCREDITING AGENCIES.

SEC. 4. FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT.

SEC. 5. UNFAIR AND DECEPTIVE ACTS AND PRACTICES REGARDING DIPLOMAS AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS.

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