Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 5, 2012
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 5, 2012.
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Jun 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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
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 title was 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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1236”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 5, 2012
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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. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1236>
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