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H.R. 4403 (114th): Enhancing Overseas Traveler Vetting Act

To authorize the development of open-source software based on certain systems of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State to facilitate the vetting of travelers against terrorist watchlists and law enforcement databases, enhance border management, and improve targeting and analysis, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 1, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 13, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Will Hurd

Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2016
Length: 5 pages

History

Feb 1, 2016
 
Introduced

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Feb 2, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 24, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Apr 11, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Apr 13, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 4403 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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