A bill to increase the number of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers and support staff and to require reports that identify staffing, infrastructure, and equipment needed to enhance security at ports of entry.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2020
Length: 10 pages
What legislators are saying
“Peters, Cornyn Bill to Address Staffing Shortages at Ports of Entry Advances in Senate”
— Sen. Gary Peters [D-MI] (Sponsor) on Jun 19, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 3, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 19, 2019
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.
Sep 9, 2020
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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.
S. 1004 (116th) was 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1004. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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