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H.R. 4391 (114th): Finish the Fence Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 13, 2016 (Introduced).


I

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4391

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 13, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To amend the Illegal Immigration and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to complete the required 700-mile southwest border fencing by December 31, 2016, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as Finish the Fence Act of 2016.

2.

Fencing along and operational control of the southwest border

(a)

Fencing

Paragraph (1) of section 102(b) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1103 note) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A), by inserting , not later than December 31, 2016, before construct; and

(2)

by striking subparagraph (B).

(b)

Operational control

Subsection (a) of section 2 the Secure Fence Act of 2006 (8 U.S.C. 1701 note; Public Law 109–367) is amended, in the matter preceding paragraph (1)—

(1)

by striking 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, and inserting December 31, 2016,; and

(2)

by inserting , in consultation with State and local officials along the international border between the United States and Mexico, including border State governors, mayors of border towns and cities, and border sheriffs, before shall.