S.539 - Border Infrastructure and Technology Modernization Act of 2003 108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Domenici, Pete V. [R-NM] (Introduced 03/05/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||03/05/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3192-3193) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.539 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Border Infrastructure and Technology Modernization Act - Directs the Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security of the Department of Homeland Security to: (1) make specified personnel increases in the Department of Homeland Security's Bureaus of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Customs and Border Protection, respectively; (2) prepare an annual National Land Border Security Plan, which shall include a vulnerability assessment of each port of entry on the northern or southern border, and may provide for port security coordinators; and (3) carry out a three-to-five-site port of entry demonstration program.
Introduced in Senate (03/05/2003)
Directs the Administrator of General Services to make annual updates to the Port of Entry Infrastructure Assessment Study.
Directs the Commissioner of the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to: (1) develop an expansion plan for the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism programs along the northern and southern borders, including the Business Anti-Smuggling Coalition, the Carrier Initiative Program, the Americas Counter Smuggling Initiative, the Container Security Initiative, the Free and Secure Trade Initiative, and other Industry Partnership programs; (2) establish a Partnership demonstration program along the southern border; and (3) establish a demonstration program for a cooperative trade security system with respect to entities (maquiladora) in Mexico that assemble and produce goods from imported parts for export to the United States.
Authorizes specified appropriations.