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H.R. 6657 (115th): Fund and Complete the Border Wall Act

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About the bill

President Trump is threatening to cause a government shutdown later this year if the border wall with Mexico isn’t fully funded. This bill would do so.


How much will the government spend on a border wall?

President Trump wants a $5 billion down payment. The House originally wanted to allocate less than half that amount: $2.2 billion. The Senate wanted less still: $1.6 billion.

And if Democrats take over one or both chamber of Congress in November’s midterms, that amount might be zero.

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ5)

What the bill does

The Fund and Complete the Border Wall Act [H.R. 6657] most obviously does what its title implies: funds and completes the border wall with Mexico. In addition, the bill would also:

  • Deduct $2 ...

Sponsor and status

Andy Biggs

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 7, 2018
Length: 14 pages
Aug 7, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Aug 7, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 6657 (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. 6657. 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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