H.R. 2281: Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reauthorize the Border Enforcement Security Task Force program within the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 2, 2017

Status:

Passed House on May 17, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 17, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Filemon Vela

Representative for Texas's 34th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 2, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 16, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Homeland Security issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

May 17, 2017
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2281 is 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.

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