Text: H.R.5256 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/11/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5256

To provide for the hiring, training, and deploying of additional Border Patrol agents along the southwest international border of the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 11, 2010

Mrs. Kirkpatrick of Arizona introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security


A BILL

To provide for the hiring, training, and deploying of additional Border Patrol agents along the southwest international border of the United States.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Southern Border Security Act of 2010”.

SEC. 2. Increase in Border Patrol agents along southwest international border.

The Secretary of Homeland Security shall hire, train, and deploy additional Border Patrol agents along the southwest international border of the United States as follows:

(1) 2,000 additional Border Patrol agents by September 30, 2010, over the number of such agents as of the date of the enactment of this Act.

(2) 1,500 additional Border Patrol agents by September 30, 2011, over the number of such agents on September 30, 2010.