S 1757

Title: Building America's Trust Act
Author: Sen. John Cornyn (REP-TX)

Summary
...This bill provides for strengthening the barriers along the U.S. land and maritime borders to deter illegal activity, including through U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement enhancements and personnel increases and National Guard use.</p> <p>The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall: (1) establish a National Border Security Advisory Committee; (2) submit a southern border threat analysis; (3) implement the Border Security Deployment Program; (4) establish a biometric exit data system; (5) reestablish the Secure Communities program immigration enforcement program; (6) expand criminal alien repatriation programs; and (7) increase visa security at high-risk posts.</p> <p>The Department of Agriculture may carry out livestock or plant disease prevention/eradication operations.</p> <p>The ...

Status
Introduced in Senate 08/03/2017
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. 08/03/2017
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208. 09/05/2017

Bill Text
09/11/2017 - S 1757 (Placed+on+Calendar+Senate)
09/05/2017 - S 1757 (Placed+on+Calendar+Senate)

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    Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
    () - U.S. Senate

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    Washington, DC 20510
    Phone: (202) 224-2934

    District Address:
    221 West 6th Street, Suite 1530

    Austin, TX 78701
    Phone: (512) 469-6034
    Fax: (512) 469-6020

 
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