US HB3943 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Introduced on October 4 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-10-20 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Protecting the Property Rights of Border Landowners Act This bill amends the the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as well as the Department of Justice (DOJ), to acquire by purchase or gift any interest in land near an international border deemed essential to guard U.S. boundaries or borders, and (2) prohibit DHS or DOJ from using condemnation authority to acquire land to construct a wall or other physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Title

Protecting the Property Rights of Border Landowners Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-10-20HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
2017-10-16HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
2017-10-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
2017-10-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
2017-10-04HouseIntroduced in House

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