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H.R. 2406 (115th): Immigration and Customs Enforcement Authorization Act of 2017

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To amend section 442 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Bob Goodlatte

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 11, 2017
Length: 29 pages
Introduced
May 11, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Goodlatte Introduces Bills to Authorize and Reform Key Immigration Agencies
    — Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] (Sponsor) on May 11, 2017

Rep. Maloney, Da Vance, Local Electeds, & Gun Safety Advocates Call On Gop Congressional Leaders To Publicly Reject Bills That Would Weaken Gun Safety Protections, In Wake Of Las Vegas Gun Massacre
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Oct 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rep. Gosars Grand Canyon Bison Management Act Passes Committee and Incorporated into Sportsmen Bill
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] on Sep 13, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2406 will add $10.5 billion in new spending through 2022.

History

May 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 24, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2406 (115th) 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 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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