S. 1798 (110th): Border Health Security Act of 2007


Jul 17, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2007
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism in the border area including bioterrorism and infectious disease, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/17/2007--Introduced.Border Health Security Act of 2007 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary), acting through the U.S. members of the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission, to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 17, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1798”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2825 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2006

S. 1257 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2011

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