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
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2019
Length: 15 pages
What legislators are saying
“House of Representatives Passes Congresswoman Escobar’s Homeland Security Improvement Act”
— Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX16] (Sponsor) on Sep 25, 2019
“Rep. Cisneros Votes in Support of the Homeland Security Improvement Act”
— Rep. Gilbert Cisneros [D-CA39] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 2203 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2203. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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Homeland Security Improvement Act, H.R. 2203, 116th Cong. (2019).
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