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Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 16 pages
To provide for emergency deployments of United States Border Patrol agents and to increase the number of DEA and ATF agents along the international border of the United States to increase resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms into Mexico for use by violent drug trafficking organizations and for other lawful activities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 77 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 43.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 72”). 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2015
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 72 — 113th Congress: Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr72
“H.R. 72 — 113th Congress: Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr72>
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