H.R. 399, the Secure Our Borders First Act of 2015: Report in Brief [January 27, 2015] [open pdf - 515KB]
"The Secure Our Borders First Act of 2015 (H.R. 399) was introduced on January 16, 2015. On January 21, 2015, an amendment in the nature of a substitute to the bill was offered and marked up. The bill was also reported out of the House Homeland Security Committee on January 21, 2015. This report provides a summary of select provisions in the bill that fall under two major headings--Operational Control of the Borders and Biometric Entry and Exit System. The report concludes with a brief description of additional provisions collected under a third heading--CBP [Customs and Border Protection] Agents and Officers, and Federal Land. Figure 1 [provided in the report] provides a brief sketch of select provisions in H.R. 399 concerning operational control of the border, Figure 2 [also provided] briefly sketches the implementation timeline of the biometric exit data system, and the Appendix lists the reporting requirements in the bill."
|Report Number:||CRS Report for Congress, R43879|
|Author:||Seghetti, Lisa M.|
Bjelopera, Jerome P.
|Publisher:||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|Retrieved From:||Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html|