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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for emergency deployments of United States Border Patrol agents and to increase the number of DEA and ATF agents along the international border of the United States to increase resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms into Mexico for use by violent drug trafficking organizations and for other lawful activities, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/06/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date
01/23/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
01/12/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/12/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/06/2015Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/06/2015Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/06/2015Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/06/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Homeland Security01/06/2015 Referred to
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security01/23/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary01/06/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security01/12/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations01/12/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/06/2015)

Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act of 2015

Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General to provide to a state on a U.S. border up to 500 additional U.S. Border Patrol agents, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) agents to patrol and defend the border, combat drug trafficking, and combat smuggling of firearms, explosives, alcohol, and tobacco if the state's governor declares an international border security emergency and requests such agents.

Directs the Secretary  to: (1) increase the number of U.S. Border Patrol helicopters and power boats; (2) establish a fleet of motor vehicles appropriate for use by the Border Patrol; (3) equip such motor vehicles with portable computers with access to law enforcement databases; (4) augment existing radio communication systems in areas in which the Border Patrol operates; and (5) provide Border Patrol agents with global positioning system devices, night vision equipment, high-quality body armor, reliable and effective weapons, and uniforms. Establishes the ATF, DEA, and Border Patrol Task Force to monitor and report to Congress and the President on the trade and sale of drugs, alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives along U.S. borders.

Authorizes the Attorney General to make border security grants to sheriffs' offices and police departments in counties within 25 miles of the southern U.S. border.