H.R. 547 (113th): Border Security and Responsibility Act of 2013


Feb 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Raúl Grijalva

Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the establishment of a border protection strategy for the international land borders of the United States, to address the ecological and environmental impacts of border security infrastructure, measures, and activities along the international land borders of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/6/2013--Introduced.Border Security and Responsibility Act 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), the Secretary of Defense (DOD), and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 6, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 547”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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