US SB1514 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on April 29 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-29 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Directs Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to establish a program to expedite detainee transport to processing facilities. Under the program, CBP shall ensure that at least 300 border patrol agents that have commercial driver's licenses with passenger endorsements are assigned to remote border patrol stations. CBP shall also ensure that for specified geographical sectors (1) a certain number of border patrol agents with commercial driver's licenses are serving on each shift, and (2) a certain number of buses are assigned.

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Border Transportation Efficiency Act



2021-04-29SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB1177 (Related) 2021-04-28 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
SB348 (Related) 2021-02-22 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


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