New Cosponsor — Feb 14, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA53]
The bill now has 15 cosponsors (15 Democrats).
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Feb 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 34th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
Length: 3 pages
To enhance the safety of ports of entry in the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 583”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 583 — 113th Congress: Putting Our Resources Toward Security (PORTS) Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr583
“H.R. 583 — 113th Congress: Putting Our Resources Toward Security (PORTS) Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr583>
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