H.R. 915 (112th): Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act


Mar 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 7, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 7, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-205


Henry Cuellar

Representative for Texas's 28th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2012
Length: 3 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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 770 (Related)
Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2011

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 915” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Mar 3, 2011
Reported by Committee
Sep 21, 2011
Passed House
May 30, 2012
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Passed Senate with Changes
Sep 22, 2012
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Nov 27, 2012
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 7, 2012


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 30, 2012 7:14 p.m.
Passed 391/2
On motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment
Nov 27, 2012 7:03 p.m.
Passed 397/4

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