Published Date:  

2006-05-25 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would allow a border state to use a portion of PATRIOT Act grant funds for state and local domestic preparedness support to construct physical barriers near the border to deter illegal crossings.

To allow border States to use a portion of certain Department of Homeland Security grants to build physical barriers to deter illegal crossings.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 5484

Chamber:  

House