H.R. 77 (112th): Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for emergency deployments of United States Border Patrol agents and to increase the number of DEA and ATF agents along the international border of the United States to increase resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms into Mexico for use by violent drug trafficking organizations and for other lawful activities, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 72 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

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History

Introduced
Jan 5, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
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Votes

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