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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.

Context

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 ...

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
Introduced:

Aug 7, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Aug 7, 2018
 
Introduced

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.

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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