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(Original Signature of Member)

H. R. ll
115TH CONGRESS
2D SESSION

To allow the Secretary of the Treasury to accept public donations to fund


the construction of a barrier on the border between the United States
and Mexico and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Mr. DAVIDSON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the
Committee on llllllllllllll

A BILL
To allow the Secretary of the Treasury to accept public
donations to fund the construction of a barrier on the
border between the United States and Mexico and for
other purposes.

1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-


2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
3 SECTION 1. BORDER WALL TRUST FUND.

4 (a) BORDER WALL TRUST FUND.—At the end of


5 subchapter III of chapter 33 of title 31, United States
6 Code, insert the following:

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1 ‘‘§ 3344. Border wall trust fund.
2 ‘‘(a) AUTHORITY TO RECEIVE GIFTS.—Notwith-
3 standing section 3113, the Secretary of the Treasury may
4 accept for the Government a gift of money on the condi-
5 tion that it be used to plan, design, construct, or maintain
6 a barrier along the international border between the
7 United States and Mexico.
8 ‘‘(b) TRUST FUND.—Not later than 60 days after the
9 date of enactment of this section, the Secretary of the
10 Treasury shall—
11 ‘‘(1) establish an account, to be known as the
12 ‘Border Wall Trust Fund’, into which money re-
13 ceived as gifts under this section shall be deposited;
14 and
15 ‘‘(2) create a publically accessible website to re-
16 ceive such gifts.’’.
17 (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The table of contents
18 for chapter 33 of title 31, United States Code, is amended
19 by inserting at the end the following:
‘‘3344. Border Wall Trust Fund.’’.

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