S. 1257 (112th): Border Health Security Act of 2011


Jun 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2011
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism and infectious disease, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/22/2011--Introduced.Border Health Security Act of 2011 - Amends the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Act to revise the duties of the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission to include serving as ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 22, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 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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