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H.R. 3525 (107th): Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2002

To enhance the border security of the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 10, 2002
Length: 23 pages
Dec 19, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 14, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 14, 2002.

Pub.L. 107-173


Dec 19, 2001

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Dec 19, 2001
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 18, 2002
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 8, 2002
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 14, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3525 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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