US HB546 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Border Bonds for America Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue up to $5 billion in bonds in a fiscal year, with proceeds going into a trust fund for the construction of reinforced fencing, physical barriers, and related infrastructure for the southwest border with Mexico. Treasury may issue such bonds for 30 years from the bill's enactment date. The bill also authorizes Treasury to accept gifts of money for the same purpose.

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Title

Border Bonds for America Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
2019-01-15HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-15HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-15HouseIntroduced in House

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