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May 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 10, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2008
Length: 55 pages
To authorize law enforcement and security assistance, and assistance to enhance the rule of law and strengthen civilian institutions, for Mexico and the countries of Central America, and for other purposes.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6028”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6028 — 110th Congress: Merida Initiative to Combat Illicit Narcotics and Reduce Organized Crime Authorization Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6028
“H.R. 6028 — 110th Congress: Merida Initiative to Combat Illicit Narcotics and Reduce Organized Crime Authorization Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6028>
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