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H.R. 1232: Rescinding DHS’ Waiver Authority for Border Wall Act

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To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to repeal certain waiver authority relating to the construction of new border barriers, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kathleen Rice

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 2, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Mar 13, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 13, 2019.

Prognosis
19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1232 will be negligible.

History

Feb 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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May 2, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Signed by the President

H.R. 1232 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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