Jun 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on January 30, 2012 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from California
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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2012
Length: 8 pages
About the bill
A bill to reduce the trafficking of drugs and to prevent human smuggling across the Southwest Border by deterring the construction and use of border tunnels.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1236 — 112th Congress: Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1236
“S. 1236 — 112th Congress: Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1236>
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