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H.R. 2203: Homeland Security Improvement Act

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To increase transparency, accountability, and community engagement within the Department of Homeland Security, provide independent oversight of border security activities, improve training for agents and officers of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Veronica Escobar

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2019
Length: 58 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 17, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 17, 2019.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Jul 22, 2019 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis
49% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Apr 10, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 19, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 22, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2203 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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