A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a comprehensive strategy for maintaining situational awareness and operational control of high traffic areas along the borders, to address the protective custody of alien children accompanied by parents, to strengthen accountability for deployment of border security technology at the Department of Homeland Security, to encourage Federal agencies to coordinate on research and the development of technology to combat illicit opioid importation, to establish a narcotic drug screening technology pilot program to combat illicit opioid importation, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2018
Length: 53 pages
Sep 18, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 18, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 26, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
S. 3478 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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