H.R.278 - Finish the Fence Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] (Introduced 01/04/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||02/02/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.278 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/04/2017)
Finish the Fence Act of 2017
This bill amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 with respect to construction of border fencing and road improvements to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to complete the required 700-mile southwest border fencing by December 31, 2017.
The Secure Fence Act of 2006 is amended to direct DHS, in consultation with state and local officials along the U.S.-Mexico border, to achieve operational control over U.S. international land and maritime borders by December 31, 2017.