To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to gain and maintain operational control of the international borders of the United States, and for other purposes.
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Jan 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2015
Length: 84 pages
Jan 16, 2015
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Jan 21, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jan 26, 2015
Considered by House Committee on Rules
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jan 27, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security
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H.R. 399 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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