Sep 13, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 2006
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 2006.
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Last Updated: Oct 24, 2006
Length: 3 pages
About the bill
To establish operational control over the international land and maritime borders of the United States.
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 ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1002 (109th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6061 — 109th Congress: Secure Fence Act of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr6061
“H.R. 6061 — 109th Congress: Secure Fence Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. August 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr6061>
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