H.R. 5173 (111th): Secure the Border Act of 2010


Apr 28, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 28, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Todd Tiahrt

Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide for certain enhanced border security measures, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 28, 2010

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. 5173”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (17R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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