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S. 254: A bill to rescind the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security to waive Federal law to facilitate the construction of border barriers.

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 29, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 254

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 29, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Heinrich) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To rescind the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security to waive Federal law to facilitate the construction of border barriers.

1.

Limitation of Secretary of Homeland Security’s waiver authority

(a)

REAL ID Act of 2005

Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1103 note) is amended by striking subsection (c).

(b)

Other waiver authority

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Homeland Security may not waive any provision of Federal law to facilitate the construction of any type of barrier along the border of the United States.