To reserve any amounts forfeited to the United States Government as a result of the criminal prosecution of Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera (commonly known as "El Chapo"), or of other felony convictions involving the transportation of controlled substances into the United States, for security measures along the Southern border, including the completion of a border wall.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Brooks Introduces Cruz Immigration Legislation in the House to Fund Border Wall”
— Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5] (Sponsor) on Apr 27, 2017
Apr 27, 2017
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Jan 23, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 714.
H.R. 2186 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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