H.R.6368 - Border Security Information Improvement Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Canseco, Francisco "Quico" [R-TX-23] (Introduced 09/10/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Homeland Security | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/20/2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6368 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/19/2012)
Border Security Information Improvement Act of 2012 - Directs the Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security to study and jointly report to specified congressional committees on cross-border violence on the southwest border of the United States.
Requires such study to include: (1) the definition of cross-border violence used by law enforcement components within the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); (2) the ability of DOJ and DHS and their law enforcement components to track, investigate, quantify, and report on such violence; (3) the extent to which DOJ and DHS define and track cross-border violence and steps being taken to address the effects of such violence along that border; (4) the information and data on cross-border violence collected and made available through interagency task forces; and (5) the additional resources needed.