H.R.2124 - Southwest Cross-border Violence Recognition Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Canseco, Francisco "Quico" [R-TX-23] (Introduced 06/03/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/11/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2124 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/03/2011)
Southwest Cross-border Violence Recognition Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS): (1) within 180 days, to report on metrics to be used to gauge the incidents or occurrences of cross-border violence and on how the resulting findings shall be quantified for periodic reporting; and (2) every 90 days after submitting such report, to report on incidents or occurrences of cross-border violence, incorporating such metrics and including information and crime statistics from federal, state, local, and tribal sources.
Requires such metrics to include: (1) border sheriff and state law enforcement reports on crime, vandalism, theft, burglary, apprehensions, accidents, and capital crimes; (2) reports from local hospitals in border states regarding the number of individuals treated for wounds obtained during acts of cross-border violence; (3) the impact to property values and businesses along the border as a result of factors such as acts of vandalism, theft, burglary, destruction of property, and intimidation; and (4) accounts of cross-border violence reported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and other federal agencies.