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

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of May 11, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5256

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 11, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Southern Border Security Act of 2010.

2.

Increase in Border Patrol agents along southwest international border

The Secretary of Homeland Security shall hire, train, and deploy additional Border Patrol agents along the southwest international border of the United States as follows:

(1)

2,000 additional Border Patrol agents by September 30, 2010, over the number of such agents as of the date of the enactment of this Act.

(2)

1,500 additional Border Patrol agents by September 30, 2011, over the number of such agents on September 30, 2010.