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H.R.830: SAVE Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Sam Graves, R-Mo.
Total Cosponsors 11 (2 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Secure America Through Verification and Enforcement Act of 2013 or SAVE Act of 2013 - Sets forth border security and enforcement provisions, including provisions respecting: (1) increases in Border Patrol and investigative personnel, (2) recruitment of former military personnel, (3) use of Department of Defense (DOD) equipment, (4) infrastructure improvements, (5) aerial and other surveillance, (5) a national strategy to secure the borders, (6) accountable financing under the Secure Border Initiative, (7) emergency deployment of Border Patrol agents, and (8) expansion of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism along the northern and southern borders.

Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to check against terrorist watchlists those persons suspected of alien smuggling and smuggled individuals who are interdicted at U.S. borders.

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act and specified maritime law sections to revise alien smuggling provisions.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
March 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities.
March 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
March 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Homeland Security