To ensure United States jurisdiction over offenses committed by United States personnel stationed in Canada in furtherance of border security initiatives.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2016.
What legislators are saying
“Stefanik Speaks in Support of Canadian Preclearance Legislation as it Passes House”
— Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 7, 2016
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Dec 2, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 7, 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.
Dec 10, 2016
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Dec 16, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 6431 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6431. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
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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Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016, Pub. L. No. 114-316, H.R. 6431, 114th Cong..
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