H.R.4427 - To provide for 1,000 additional border patrol agents from military personnel displaced by defense realignment.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-21] (Introduced 03/29/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/02/1990 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law. (All Actions)|
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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.