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S. 2162: Securing America’s Borders Act of 2019

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A bill to require the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to annually hire at least 600 new Border Patrol agents, to report quarterly to Congress on the status of the Border Patrol workforce, and to conduct a comprehensive staffing analysis.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ron Johnson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 18, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jul 18, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 18, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

Jul 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jul 24, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2162 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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