Published Date:  

2010-09-29 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would direct the Secretary of Defense to “provide for the deployment” of at least 10,000 National Guard members along the U.S./Mexico border. The National Guard would aid U.S. Customs and Border Protection activities in exchange for state funding and the ability to count border security against a unit’s military training requirement.

To utilize the National Guard to provide support for the border control activities of the United States Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2] in the 111th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 6253

Chamber:  

House