H.R. 4830 (109th): Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2006


Mar 1, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 21, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


David Dreier

Representative for California's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 27 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the unauthorized construction, financing, or reckless permitting (on one's land) the construction or use of a tunnel or subterranean passageway between the United States and another country.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2006--Passed House without amendment.Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2006 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the construction or financing of an unauthorized tunnel or subterranean passage that crosses ... Read more >

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Mar 1, 2006

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Sep 21, 2006
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4830”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


41 cosponsors (35R, 6D) (show)
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Sep 21, 2006 4:02 p.m.
Passed 422/0

Related Bills

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S. 2355 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2006

S. 3948 (Related)
Enhanced Border Tunnel Prevention Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 27, 2006

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