H.R. 6028 (110th): Merida Initiative to Combat Illicit Narcotics and Reduce Organized Crime Authorization Act of 2008

Introduced:

May 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Howard Berman

Representative for California's 28th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2008
Length: 55 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6028” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
May 13, 2008
Reported by Committee
May 14, 2008
Passed House
Jun 10, 2008
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Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 10, 2008 1:31 p.m.
Passed 311/106

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