H.R.3239: Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 12, 2019
  • Latest Major Action July 25, 2019

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

160 (All Democrats)

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Bill Summary

Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health screening of each alien in custody to identify those with acute conditions and high-risk vulnerabilities and to provide appropriate healthcare. CBP shall conduct the screening within 12 hours of each...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Statement of Administration Policy

The administration opposes this legislation and has recommended the president veto it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 37 statements associated with H.R.3239.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
July 24, 2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 24, 2019

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 233 - 195 (Roll no. 507).

July 24, 2019

On motion to recommit with instructions Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 192 (Roll no. 506).

July 24, 2019
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
July 24, 2019
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kinzinger motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a new section to the bill stating that it is the sense of Congress that the men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol should be commended for continuing to carry out their duties in a professional manner.
July 24, 2019
Mr. Kinzinger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H7348)
July 24, 2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7348, H7350)
July 24, 2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, the Chair postponed further proceedings on H.R. 3239.
July 24, 2019
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
July 24, 2019
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3239.
July 24, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 509, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster amendment No. 2.
July 24, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 509, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster amendment No. 1.
July 24, 2019
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3239.
July 24, 2019
The Speaker designated the Honorable Salud O. Carbajal to act as Chairman of the Committee.
July 24, 2019
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 509 and Rule XVIII.
July 24, 2019
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239. Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239 under structured rules. Resolution also provides that it shall be in order on the legislative day of July 25, 2019 or July 26, 2019 that the House suspend the rules. Resolution additionally provides for proceedings from the period from July 29, 2019 through September 6, 2019.
July 24, 2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 509. (consideration: CR H7336-7345; text: CR H7340-7342)
July 24, 2019
Rule H. Res. 509 passed House.
July 23, 2019
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 509 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239. Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239 under structured rules. Resolution also provides that it shall be in order on the legislative day of July 25, 2019 or July 26, 2019 that the House suspend the rules. Resolution additionally provides for proceedings from the period from July 29, 2019 through September 6, 2019.
July 19, 2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 121.
July 19, 2019

Committee on Homeland Security discharged.

July 19, 2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-162, Part I.
July 17, 2019
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 13.
July 17, 2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 28, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
June 25, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
June 12, 2019
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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.
June 12, 2019

Introduced in the House by Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.)

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