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H.R. 6061 (109th): Secure Fence Act of 2006

Sep 14, 2006 at 3:41 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the House.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6061 (109th) in the House.

On October 26, 2006, U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act of 2006 (Pub.L. 109–367) into law stating, "This bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform."

The bill was introduced on September 13, 2006 by Congressman Peter T. King, Republican of New York. In the House of Representatives, the Fence Act passed 283–138 on September 14, 2006. On September 29, 2006 – the Fence Act passed in the Senate 80–19.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes R D I
Aye 67%
 
 
 
283
219
 
64
 
0
 
No 33%
 
 
 
138
6
 
131
 
1
 
Present
 
 
 
1
0
 
1
 
0
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
10
5
 
5
 
0
 

Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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