H.R. 4748 (111th): Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Act of 2010

Mar 03, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 111-356.
William Owens
Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district
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Last Updated
Dec 22, 2010
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 3467 (Related)
Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 09, 2010


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 2011.

Introduced Mar 03, 2010
Referred to Committee Mar 03, 2010
Passed House Jul 27, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes Dec 20, 2010
House Agreed to Changes Dec 21, 2010
Signed by the President Jan 04, 2011
Full Title

To amend the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 to require a northern border counternarcotics strategy, and for other purposes.


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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 27, 2010 6:19 p.m.
Passed 413/0

7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)

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1/4/2011--Public Law.
Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Act of 2010 - Amends the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 to require the Director of National Drug Control Policy, not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act and every two years thereafter, to develop and submit to specified congressional committees a Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy. Requires such Strategy to:
(1) set forth the strategy of the federal government for preventing the illegal trafficking of drugs across the international border between the United States and Canada, including through and between ports of entry;
(2) state the specific roles and responsibilities of each relevant National Drug Control Program agency for implementing the strategy;
(3) identify the specific resources required to enable the relevant agencies to implement the strategy;
(4) reflect the unique nature of small communities along the border, ongoing cooperation and coordination with Canadian law enforcement authorities, and variations in the volumes of vehicles and pedestrians crossing through ports of entry along the border; and
(5) include a strategy to end the illegal trafficking of drugs to or through Indian reservations on or near the border.

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