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Short Titles as Introduced

Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2012

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to provide for alternative financing arrangements for the provision of certain services and the construction and maintenance of infrastructure at land border ports of entry, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/07/2012Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
06/07/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX]* 06/07/2012

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs06/07/2012 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/07/2012)

Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2012 - Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to enter into agreements with persons for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide customs and immigration services at a land border port of entry, subject to payment of a fee to reimburse the CBP for providing such services.

Directs the Administrator of General Services to establish procedures for evaluating proposals submitted by persons to: (1) enter into cost-sharing or reimbursement agreements with the General Services Administration (GSA) for the construction or maintenance of infrastructure at a land border port of entry, and (2) provide GSA an unconditional gift of property for use in the construction or maintenance of such infrastructure.

Prescribes minimum requirements for such procedures.