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H.R. 1598: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Rural and Remote Hiring and Retention Strategy Act of 2019

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To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a strategy to improve hiring and retention of U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel in rural or remote areas, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Xochitl Torres Small

Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 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
18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Torres Small Takes Bipartisan Steps to Address Rural Border Challenges
    — Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM2] (Sponsor) on Mar 8, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1598 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 28, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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H.R. 1598 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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