H.R.7944 - Southwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2] (Introduced 08/04/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/24/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7944 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/04/2020)
Southwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020
This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress an analysis of border security technology along the Southwest border.
The report shall address the technology DHS needs to (1) prevent terrorists from entering the United States, (2) reduce cross-border criminal activity such as drug smuggling, and (3) facilitate legal trade flow. The report shall also address recent technological advancements and assess whether such advancements can help achieve these goals.
DHS shall submit the report within a year of this bill's enactment and provide periodic updates for six more years.