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H.R.548: Border Infrastructure and Jobs Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action March 15, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Border Infrastructure and Jobs Act of 2013 - Establishes the United States-Mexico Economic Partnership Commission, which shall review and examine cross-border trade policies, strategies, and programs with Mexico.

Directs the Secretary of Commerce to establish a grants program to develop and expand trusted shipper programs for small- and medium-sized businesses to facilitate border commerce.

Authorizes appropriations for FY2014 to: (1) the General Services Administration (GSA) for planning, management, and construction of United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) owned land border ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border and for the installation of renewable energy retrofits at such ports of entry; (2) the International Boundary and Water Commission for planning, management, and construction of the International Outfall Interceptor and the Nogales Wash Channel; (3) the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) for improvements to existing transportation and sup...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
Feb. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture.
Feb. 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
Feb. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Feb. 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Feb. 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Small Business
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Homeland Security