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S. 939: EL CHAPO Act

A bill to reserve any amounts forfeited to the United States Government as a result of the criminal prosecution of Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera (commonly known as "El Chapo"), or of other felony convictions involving the transportation of controlled substances into the United States, for security measures along the Southern border, including the completion of a border wall.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Apr 25, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Apr 25, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 25, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

10% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 25, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 939 is 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.

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