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S. 263: FACE Act

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A bill to ensure the receipt of required compensation before physical possession by the Federal Government of any land subject to the use of eminent domain for the construction of United States border infrastructure and to provide for a consultation process prior to acquiring land for border infrastructure.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Martin Heinrich

Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 29, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jan 29, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 29, 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

Jan 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 263 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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