H.R. 1088 (108th): Colonias Gateway Initiative Act

Mar 05, 2003 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Henry Bonilla
Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district
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Mar 05, 2003
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Related Bills
H.R. 5654 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 16, 2002

S. 532 (Related)
Colonias Gateway Initiative Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 05, 2003


This bill was introduced on March 5, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 05, 2003
Referred to Committee Mar 05, 2003
Full Title

To enhance the capacity of organizations working in the United States-Mexico border region to develop affordable housing and infrastructure and to foster economic opportunity in the colonias.


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12 cosponsors (11D, 1R) (show)

House Financial Services

Housing and Insurance

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management

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Colonias Gateway Initiative Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants through September 30, 2009, to regional organizations to enhance the availability of affordable housing, economic opportunity, and infrastructure in the colonias.Defines colonia as a recognized community:
(1) along the United States-Mexico border region in Arizona, California, New Mexico, or Texas; and
(2) lacking such services as potable water, adequate sewage systems, and safe and sanitary housing.

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