H.R. 5412 (109th): Border Health Security Act of 2006


May 17, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Silvestre Reyes

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for bioterrorism preparedness in the border area, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/17/2006--Introduced.Border Health Security Act of 2006 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary), acting through the U.S. members of the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission, to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 17, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5412”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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