S.744 Immigration bill - Sec. 1102: ADDITIONAL US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS
Posted Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 4:55 pm
- (a) In General- Not later than September 30, 2017, the
Secretary shall increase the number of trained U.S. Customs and Border
Protection officers by 3,500, compared to the number of such officers as
of the date of the enactment of this Act. The Secretary shall make
progress in increasing such number of officers during each of the fiscal
years 2014 through 2017.
- (b) Construction- Nothing in subsection (a) may be
interpreted to preclude the Secretary from reassigning or stationing
U.S. Customs and Border protection officers and agents from the Northern
border to the Southern border.
- (c) Funding- There are authorized to be appropriated, from
the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Trust Fund established under
section 6(a)(1), such sums as may be necessary to carry out this
ADDITIONAL US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS