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Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
Length: 16 pages
To provide for emergency deployments of United States Border Patrol agents and to increase the number of DEA and ATF agents along the international border of the United States to increase resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms into Mexico for use by violent drug trafficking organizations and for other lawful activities and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1900”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1900 — 111th Congress: Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1900
“H.R. 1900 — 111th Congress: Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1900>
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