About the bill
- Full Title
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.
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (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.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.H.R. 2264 (Related)Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2011H.R. 4119 (Related)Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2012
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. May 4, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1236>
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