H.R.2542 - Border Law Enforcement Enhancement Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-23] (Introduced 05/24/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/25/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2542 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/24/2007)
Border Law Enforcement Enhancement Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security to make grants to sheriff's offices and local and tribal police departments in jurisdictions within 25 miles of the U.S. southern border for: (1) law enforcement operations; (2) detention (including construction and operation of detention facilities) and transfer of illegal aliens to federal authorities; (3) enforcement of substance trafficking laws and other state and federal criminal laws; and (4) hiring, equipping, training, and overtime.
States that nothing in this Act shall be construed to authorize state or local law enforcement agencies to exercise federal immigration law enforcement authority.