H.R.1299 - Secure Border Act of 2011

To achieve operational control of and improve security at the international land borders of the United States, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: To achieve operational control of and improve security at the international land borders of the United States, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Secure Border Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Secure Border Act of 2011 as reported to house.
  • Short: Secure Border Act of 2012 as passed house.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 2
  • Past Seven Days: 2
  • All-Time: 3,351
 
Introduced
 
House
Passed
 
Senate
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
03/31/11
 
05/30/12
 
 
 
 
 

Sponsor

Representative

Candice Miller

R-MI

View Co-Sponsors (32)

Official Summary

Secure Border Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to submit to the appropriate congressional committees a comprehensive strategy for gaining, within five years, operational control of the international borders between U.S. ports of entry. Requires such strategy to

Official Summary

Secure Border Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to submit to the appropriate congressional committees a comprehensive strategy for gaining, within five years, operational control of the international borders between U.S. ports of entry. Requires such strategy to include an analysis of:
(1) staffing requirements;
(2) infrastructure needs;
(3) the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, camera technology, sensors, and other innovative technology;
(4) cooperative agreements with international, state, local, tribal, and other federal law enforcement agencies;
(5) other means designed to respond to unlawful cross-border activity and to reduce the level of violence;
(6) a schedule for implementing security measures;
(7) a plan for major surveillance and detection technology programs; and
(8) the recommendations made in the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report \"Enhanced DHS Oversight and Assessment of Interagency Coordination is Needed for the Northern Border.\" Directs the Secretary to develop metrics to measure security effectiveness at ports of entry which shall consider:
(1) the number of infractions related to personnel and cargo committed by major violators;
(2) the required number of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers, Agricultural Specialists, and Canine Enforcement Officers necessary to achieve operational control;
(3) infrastructure improvements;
(4) resource deployment; and
(5) the recommendations made in such GAO report. Sets forth reporting requirements.

...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

100% Users Support Bill

8 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Rep a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC