Text: H.R.1481 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 1481 IH
102d CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 1481
To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the detail of personnel of
the Department of Defense to assist the Immigration and Naturalization Service
and the United States Customs Service perform border patrol-related activities.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 19, 1991
Mr. MILLER of Ohio introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly
to the Committees on Armed Services and the Judiciary
A BILL
To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the detail of personnel of
the Department of Defense to assist the Immigration and Naturalization Service
and the United States Customs Service perform border patrol-related activities.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. ASSIGNMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PERSONNEL TO ASSIST IMMIGRATION
AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE AND CUSTOMS SERVICE.
  (a) ASSIGNMENT AUTHORITY OF SECRETARY OF DEFENSE- Chapter 18 of title
  10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following
  new section:
`Sec. 381. Assignment of personnel to assist border control activities
  `(a) ASSIGNMENT AUTHORIZED- During each fiscal year, the Secretary of
  Defense may assign not more than 12,000 civilian officers and employees
  of the Department of Defense and members of the armed forces to temporary
  duty with--
  `(1) the Immigration and Naturalization Service to assist the Service in
  interdicting terrorists, drug traffickers, and illegal aliens attempting
  to enter the United States; and
  `(2) the United States Customs Service to assist the Service in inspecting
  cargo, vehicles, and aircraft at points of entry into the United States.
  `(b) REQUEST FOR ASSIGNMENT- The assignment of a civilian officer or
  employee of the Department of Defense or of a member of the armed forces
  under subsection (a) may only occur--
  `(1) at the request of the Attorney General, in the case of an assignment
  to the Immigration and Naturalization Service; and
  `(2) at the request of the Secretary of the Treasury, in the case of an
  assignment to the United States Customs Service.'.
  (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- The table of sections at the beginning of such
  chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:
`381. Assignment of personnel to assist border control activities.'.
  (c) EFFECTIVE DATE- Section 381 of title 10, United States Code, as added
  by subsection (a), shall take effect on October 1, 1991.

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