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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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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
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr4987>
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