Text: H.R.2213 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/24/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2213


To incorporate into the design and construction of reconfigured and new ports of entry certain concerns relating to border location-dependent businesses, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 24, 2013

Mr. McCaul (for himself and Mr. Cuellar) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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 incorporate into the design and construction of reconfigured and new ports of entry certain concerns relating to border location-dependent businesses, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Border Communities Economic Security and Sustainability Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Incorporation into the design and construction of reconfigured and new ports of entry of certain concerns relating to border location-dependent businesses.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Administrator of the General Services Administration, as an ongoing part of the efforts of the Department of Homeland Security and the General Services Administration to reconfigure and make more secure the country’s ports of entry, shall coordinate to the extent practicable to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to accommodate preexisting and border location-dependent businesses into the design and construction of reconfigured and new ports of entry.