HR 77

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 77

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.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

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.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--GENERAL PROVISIONS

TITLE II--BORDER RELIEF

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

TITLE I--GENERAL PROVISIONS

SEC. 101. EMERGENCY DEPLOYMENT OF UNITED STATES BORDER PATROL AGENTS.

SEC. 102. EMERGENCY DEPLOYMENT OF DEA AGENTS.

SEC. 103. EMERGENCY DEPLOYMENT OF ATF AGENTS.

SEC. 104. ELIMINATION OF FIXED DEPLOYMENT OF UNITED STATES BORDER PATROL AGENTS.

SEC. 105. HELICOPTERS AND POWER BOATS.

SEC. 106. CONTROL OF UNITED STATES BORDER PATROL ASSETS.

SEC. 107. MOTOR VEHICLES.

SEC. 108. PORTABLE COMPUTERS.

SEC. 109. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS.

SEC. 110. HAND-HELD GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM DEVICES.

SEC. 111. NIGHT VISION EQUIPMENT.

SEC. 112. BORDER ARMOR.

SEC. 113. WEAPONS.

SEC. 114. UNIFORMS.

SEC. 115. TASK FORCE.

TITLE II--BORDER RELIEF

SEC. 201. BORDER RELIEF GRANT PROGRAM.

SEC. 202. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 203. ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW.

SEC. 204. REGULATIONS.

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