Summary: H.R.191 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/06/1999)

Directs the Commissioner of Social Security to improve the social security card (card) for purposes of carrying out illegal alien employment provisions under the Immigration and Nationality Act. Provides that cards issued pursuant to this Act shall not be required to be carried upon one's person, and that nothing in this Act shall be construed as authorizing the establishment of a national identification card.

Directs the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization to conduct an education campaign aimed at educating employers about card security features and how to detect fraudulently used cards.

Authorizes appropriations.

Amends the Federal criminal code to provide for criminal penalties for fraud and related activities concerning work authorization documents.