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H.R. 4578: Counter Terrorist Network Act

To authorize certain counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Filemon Vela

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 34th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Dec 6, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 11, 2018

This bill passed in the House on January 11, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


33% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Dec 6, 2017

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Dec 13, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Jan 5, 2018
On House Schedule

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

Jan 9, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Jan 11, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4578 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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