Text: H.R.5016 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/14/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5016

To prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from taking action on public lands which impede border security on such lands, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 14, 2010

Mr. Bishop of Utah (for himself, Mr. Hastings of Washington, Mr. King of New York, and Mr. Smith of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from taking action on public lands which impede border security on such lands, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Prohibition on impeding certain activities of the Secretary of Homeland Security related to border security.

On public lands of the United States, neither the Secretary of the Interior nor the Secretary of Agriculture may impede, prohibit, or restrict activities of the Secretary of Homeland Security to achieve operational control (as defined in section 2(b) of the Secure Fence Act of 2006 (8 U.S.C. 1701 note; Public Law 109–367).