S. 461 (114th): Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016

A bill to provide for alternative financing arrangements for the provision of certain services and the construction and maintenance of infrastructure at land border ports of entry, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Passed Senate (House next) (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 29, 2016 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 875: Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

John Cornyn

Senior Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2016
Length: 30 pages

History

Feb 11, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 25, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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May 25, 2016
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Aug 30, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Nov 29, 2016
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

S. 461 (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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