New Cosponsor — Jun 29, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Peter “Pete” Hoekstra [R-MI2, 1993-2010]
The bill now has 18 cosponsors (17 Republicans, 1 Democrat).
Apr 28, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 28, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2010
Length: 6 pages
To provide for certain enhanced border security measures, and for other purposes.
4/28/2010--Introduced.Secure the Border Act of 2010 - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to:(1) construct two layers ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5173 — 111th Congress: Secure the Border Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5173
“H.R. 5173 — 111th Congress: Secure the Border Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5173>
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