About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to provide for two-layered, 14-foot reinforced fencing along the southwest border, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
1/23/2008--Introduced.Reinstatement of the Secure Fence Act of 2008 - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to construct at ...
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Jan 23, 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. 5124”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
20 cosponsors (20R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5124 — 110th Congress: Reinstatement of the Secure Fence Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5124
“H.R. 5124 — 110th Congress: Reinstatement of the Secure Fence Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5124>
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