To require the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security to provide a joint report to Congress on the Departments' ability to track, investigate and quantify cross-border violence along the Southwest Border and provide recommendations to Congress on how to accurately track, investigate, and quantify cross-border violence.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
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Sep 10, 2012
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Sep 19, 2012
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 6368 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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