H.R. 6061 (109th): Secure Fence Act of 2006

Introduced:

Sep 13, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-367

Sponsor:

Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 24, 2006
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish operational control over the international land and maritime borders of the United States.

Summary

On October 26, 2006, U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act of 2006 (Pub.L. 109–367) into law stating, “This bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform."

The bill was introduced on Sep. 13, 2006 by Peter T. King ...

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History

Sep 13, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 14, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 29, 2006
 
Passed Senate

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

Oct 26, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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