H.R. 563 (110th): Congressional Pardon for Border Patrol Agents Ramos and Compean Act


Jan 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 18, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Duncan Hunter

Representative for California's 52nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 18, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

To vacate further proceedings in the prosecution of certain named persons.

Summary (CRS)

1/18/2007--Introduced.Congressional Pardon for Border Patrol Agents Ramos and Compean Act - Orders: (1) the criminal convictions and sentences of Border Patrol Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean vacated; and (2) ... Read more >

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Jan 18, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 563”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


105 cosponsors (100R, 5D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.Con.Res. 267 (Related)
Calling on the President to commute the sentences of United States Border Patrol Agents ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 6, 2007

H.Con.Res. 37 (Related)
Expressing the sense of Congress with regard to pardoning Border Patrol agents Ignacio Ramos ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2007

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