HR2281: Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017

By | December 8, 2017
Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security

Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Requires the Department of Homeland Security to evaluate specific criteria before establishing a new Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) unit.  Requires DHS to submit annual reports on the BEST program for five years.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-05-17
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]

Cosponsors: Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2], Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2], Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2], Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46], Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

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