H.R. 4726: Preventing Illegal Visa Overstays Act of 2016

To prohibit the obligation of funds to pay the salary of the Secretary of Homeland Security until a biometric entry and exit data system has been fully implemented, and for other purposes.

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Mar 10, 2016


Referred to Committee on Mar 10, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 10, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Sam Graves

Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016
Length: 2 pages


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Mar 10, 2016

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