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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Border Wall Trust Fund Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To allow the Secretary of the Treasury to accept public donations to fund the construction of a barrier on the border between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/03/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
02/04/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
01/03/2019Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/03/2019Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/03/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Wright, Ron [R-TX-6] 05/20/2019

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Homeland Security01/03/2019 Referred to
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security02/04/2019 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/03/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/03/2019)

Border Wall Trust Fund Act

This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to accept gifts of money for constructing, designing, or maintaining a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. Treasury shall establish the Border Wall Trust Fund to store the funds and a public website to receive such gifts. Such funds shall be appropriated for the border barrier and may not be used for any other purpose.

The Department of Homeland Security shall provide for a commemorative display recognizing individuals who contributed to the Trust Fund. The display shall be part of the border barrier.