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H.R. 5869 (115th): Maritime Border Security Review Act

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To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a maritime border threat analysis, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jenniffer González-Colón

Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 5, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
May 17, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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H.R. 302: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2018. (compare text)
Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Jenniffer Gonzlez anuncia aprobacin de legislacin para desarrollo econmico, seguridad y fondos de recuperacin para Puerto Rico
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Sponsor) on Sep 26, 2018

House Passes Eleven Bills to Better Secure America, Bacon Original Co-sponsor for Three of Them
    — Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE2] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 6, 2018

House Passes 11 Committee Bills to Secure The Homeland, Including BITMAP
    — Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] on Sep 5, 2018

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History

May 17, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jul 24, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 4, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Sep 4, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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H.R. 5869 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5869. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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