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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 5, 2012
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5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1236>
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