Text: H.R.4427 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 4427 IH
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 4427
To provide for 1,000 additional border patrol agents from military personnel
displaced by defense realignment.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 29, 1990
Mr. GALLEGLY (for himself, Mr. LAGOMARSINO, Mr. HUNTER, and Mr. SMITH of
Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee
on the Judiciary
A BILL
To provide for 1,000 additional border patrol agents from military personnel
displaced by defense realignment.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. ADDITIONAL BORDER PATROL PERSONNEL FROM DISPLACED MILITARY
PERSONNEL.
  (a) IN GENERAL- The Attorney General shall provide for an increase of
  1,000 in the number of border patrol agent positions in the Immigration and
  Naturalization Service above the number of such positions as of September
  30, 1990.
  (b) INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE- Only individuals who--
  (1) as of October 1, 1989, were active-duty personnel of the United States
  Armed Forces,
  (2) were discharged involuntarily under honorable conditions from the
  Armed Forces after October 1, 1989, and
  (3) possess applicable skills and experience to serve as border patrol
  agents,
may be employed as border patrol agents in a position provided pursuant to
subsection (a).
  (c) RECRUITMENT- If funds are available to carry out this section and in
  consultation with the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General shall
  recruit qualified individuals described in subsection (b) for positions
  as border patrol agents.

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