Text: H.R.5256 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H.R. 5256 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5256

To provide for the hiring, training, and deploying of additional Border 
 Patrol agents along the southwest international border of the United 
                                States.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 11, 2010

 Mrs. Kirkpatrick of Arizona introduced the following bill; which was 
             referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

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                                 A BILL


 
To provide for the hiring, training, and deploying of additional Border 
 Patrol agents along the southwest international border of the United 
                                States.

    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 ``Southern Border Security Act of 
2010''.

SEC. 2. INCREASE IN BORDER PATROL AGENTS ALONG SOUTHWEST INTERNATIONAL 
              BORDER.

    The Secretary of Homeland Security shall hire, train, and deploy 
additional Border Patrol agents along the southwest international 
border of the United States as follows:
            (1) 2,000 additional Border Patrol agents by September 30, 
        2010, over the number of such agents as of the date of the 
        enactment of this Act.
            (2) 1,500 additional Border Patrol agents by September 30, 
        2011, over the number of such agents on September 30, 2010.
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