H.R. 5256 (111th): Southern Border Security Act of 2010

May 11, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Ann Kirkpatrick
Representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district
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This bill was introduced on May 11, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 11, 2010
Referred to Committee May 11, 2010
Full Title

To provide for the hiring, training, and deploying of additional Border Patrol agents along the southwest international border of the United States.


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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

House Homeland Security

Border and Maritime Security

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Southern Border Security Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to hire, train, and deploy 2,000 additional Border Patrol agents along the southwest border of the United States by September 30, 2010, and another 1,500 agents by September 30, 2011.

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