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H.R. 2668 (112th): Brian A. Terry Memorial Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 27, 2011 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 2668


July 27, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Mica, Mr. Quayle, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Pence, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. Marino, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Dreier, Mr. Denham, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Labrador, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Turner, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Pearce, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Clay, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mr. Reyes, Mr. Pastor of Arizona, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Honda, Mr. Baca, Mr. Towns, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Westmoreland, and Mr. Quigley) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


To designate the station of the United States Border Patrol located at 2136 South Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, as the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Brian A. Terry Memorial Act.



The Congress finds the following:


A native of Flat Rock, Michigan, Agent Brian A. Terry served his country proudly with the United States Marine Corps and continued his service as a police officer with the cities of Ecorse and Lincoln Park, Michigan, prior to joining the United States Border Patrol.


Agent Terry was a member of the 699th Session of the Border Patrol Academy assigned to the Naco Border Patrol Station within the Tucson Sector.


On December 14, 2010, Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was conducting a Border Patrol Tactical unit (BORTAC) operation in the area of Peck Wells.


At 11:15 p.m., near Rio Rico, Arizona, and about 15 miles north of Nogales, Arizona, Agent Terry and his team spotted a group of individuals approaching their position.


Shortly thereafter, an encounter ensued and gunfire was exchanged that left Agent Terry mortally wounded.


Agent Terry succumbed to his injuries on December 15, 2010.


Agent Terry is survived by his mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, brother, and two sisters.



The station of the United States Border Patrol located at 2136 South Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, shall be known and designated as the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station.



Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the station referred to in section 1 shall be deemed to be a reference to the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station.