A bill to designate the checkpoint of the United States Border Patrol located on United States Highway 77 North in Sarita, Texas, as the "Javier Vega, Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint".
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2017
Length: 2 pages
What legislators are saying
“Missouri First: McCaskill Sets Aside Party Politics to Deliver for Missourians”
— Sen. Claire McCaskill [D-MO, 2007-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 26, 2018
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Jul 24, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 3, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 10, 2017
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Nov 2, 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 1617 (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 S. 1617. 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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