New Cosponsor — Mar 24, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA51]
The bill now has 10 cosponsors (7 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
May 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 24, 2013
Length: 2 pages
To incorporate into the design and construction of reconfigured and new ports of entry certain concerns relating to border location-dependent businesses, and for other purposes.
5/24/2013--Introduced.Border Communities Economic Security and Sustainability Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA) to coordinate to ensure ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2213 — 113th Congress: Border Communities Economic Security and Sustainability Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2213
“H.R. 2213 — 113th Congress: Border Communities Economic Security and Sustainability Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2213>
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