To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General from using eminent domain to acquire land for the purpose of constructing a wall, or other physical barrier, along the international border between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 4, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“What Theyre Saying: Protecting the Property Rights of Border Landowners Act”
— Rep. Beto O’Rourke [D-TX16, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 5, 2017
Oct 4, 2017
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H.R. 3943 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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