To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to complete at least 700 miles of reinforced fencing along the Southwest border by December 31, 2010, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
James “J. Gresham” Barrett
Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2009
Length: 3 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on July 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Sep 17, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6923 (110th).
Jul 16, 2009
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H.R. 3236 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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