H.R. 770 (112th): Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act of 2011


Feb 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Cuellar

Representative for Texas's 28th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a Border Enforcement Security Task Force program to enhance border security by fostering coordinated efforts among Federal, State, and local border and law enforcement officials to protect United States border cities and communities from trans-national crime, including violence associated with drug trafficking, arms smuggling, illegal alien trafficking and smuggling, violence, and kidnapping along and across the international borders of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/17/2011--Introduced.Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act of 2011 - Establishes in United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) a Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) program to enhance border security ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 770”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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