US SB404 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-07 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Remote Areas Border Security Enhancements Act This bill prohibits the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from beginning construction on any infrastructure project along the U.S.-Mexico border until (1) the Government Accountability Office evaluates the need and costs for using certain enhanced technology and other resources in rural and remote areas along the border; and (2) U.S. Customs and Border Protection acquires or increases the use of such enhanced technologies and resources, including advanced detection surveillance technology, night vision technology, and off-road vehicles. DHS shall establish the Agent Mobility Program as a five-year pilot program, which shall provide certain benefits to agents who serve at least three years in a hard-to-fill station in the El Paso Sector.

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Title

Remote Areas Border Security Enhancements Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-07SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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