To enhance the safety of ports of entry in the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 34th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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15 Cosponsors (15 Democrats)
Feb 6, 2013
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Jan 11, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 269 (117th).
H.R. 583 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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