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S. 25: EL CHAPO Act

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A bill to reserve any amounts forfeited to the United States Government as a result of the criminal prosecution of Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera (commonly known as "El Chapo"), or of other felony convictions involving the transportation of controlled substances into the United States, for security measures along the Southern border, including the completion of a border wall.

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Sponsor and status

Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jan 3, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 3, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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S. 25 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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