About the bill
- Full Title
To require construction of fencing and security improvements in the border area from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
- Summary (CRS)
1/16/2008--Introduced.Fence By Date Certain Act - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to revise deadline and funding provisions for certain fencing and security project requirements ...
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Jan 16, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4987”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
57 cosponsors (56R, 1D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4987 — 110th Congress: Fence By Date Certain Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr4987
“H.R. 4987 — 110th Congress: Fence By Date Certain Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr4987>
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