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S. 1004: Securing America’s Ports of Entry Act of 2019

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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

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 3, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Apr 3, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 19, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 19, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

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

Schwartz Introduces Plan to Address Pressing Challenges Facing Seniors Today
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] on Jul 24, 2014

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1004 will add $663 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Apr 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jun 19, 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.

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

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1004 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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