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?
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
- Deduct $2 ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 7, 2018
Length: 14 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on August 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“President Trump Stands Up to Migrant Caravans and Enforces Immigration Laws”
— Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ5] (Sponsor) on Nov 1, 2018
Aug 7, 2018
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Jan 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 85.
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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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