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S. 233: Donna M. Doss Memorial Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 4, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 233

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 4, 2021

(for himself, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Cruz, and Mr. Tester) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To designate the Rocksprings Station of the U.S. Border Patrol located on West Main Street in Rocksprings, Texas, as the Donna M. Doss Border Patrol Station.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Donna M. Doss Memorial Act of 2021.

2.

Findings

Congress finds the following:

(1)

A native of the State of Washington, Agent Donna Marie Doss—

(A)

proudly and honorably served her country as an Agent of the U.S. Border Patrol for more than 15 years;

(B)

began her service with the U.S. Border Patrol in 2003; and

(C)

graduated as part of the 569th Session of the Border Patrol Academy with Class 584 on June 6, 2005.

(2)

Agent Doss—

(A)

served on a Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force on the southern border for 3 years before being assigned to the northern border;

(B)

was promoted to Supervisory Border Patrol Agent in Laredo Border Patrol Sector, where she was named an Operations Officer in 2016; and

(C)

relocated to Abilene, Texas in 2017, where she served as a Resident Agent.

(3)

On February 2, 2019, Agent Doss responded to a call for assistance from the Texas Department of Public Safety near Interstate 20 in Tye, Texas. While on scene, Agent Doss was struck and killed by a passing vehicle.

(4)

Agent Doss is survived by her husband, father, mother, 2 stepchildren, a sister and a brother.

3.

Designation

The Rocksprings station of the U.S. Border Patrol located on West Main Street in Rocksprings, Texas, shall be known and designated as the Donna M. Doss Border Patrol Station.

4.

References

Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the station described in section 3 shall be deemed to be a reference to the Donna M. Doss Border Patrol Station.