H.R. 4987 (110th): Fence By Date Certain Act


Jan 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 16, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Walter Jones Jr.

Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2008
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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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 16, 2008

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. 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) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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