A bill to clarify the circumstances under which a person born in the United States is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, to provide for criminal penalties for forging Federal documents, to establish a National Border Neighborhood Watch Program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2005
Length: 52 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on December 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Dec 15, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 2, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1269 (110th).
S. 2117 (109th) was 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2117. This is the one from the 109th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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ENFORCE Act, S. 2117, 109th Cong. (2005).
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