H.R. 6061 – Secure Fence Act of 2006

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday September 13, 2006.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS  224-190 on Thursday September 14, 2006.

MANAGERS: SESSIONS/HASTINGS(FL)

109th Congress
2nd Session

H.RES. 1002

[Report No. 109-653]

 

H.R. 6061 – Secure Fence Act of 2006 
 

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Homeland Security.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted.

5. Provides one motion to recommit with our without instructions.

---------

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 6061) to establish operational control over the international land and maritime borders of the United States. The amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Homeland Security; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 
 

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED
(summary derived from information provided by sponsor)

King (NY) 
Allows for the study of multiple security methods to address potential vulnerabilities along the northern border while ensuring the Department of Homeland Security takes into consideration the economic impact of any enhancements.

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT
(summary derived from information provided by sponsor)

King (NY)