Actions: S.Amdt. 763 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

 
Date All Actions
04/01/2009Amendment SA 763 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4144)
04/01/2009Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4112, S4144-4145)
03/31/2009Amendment SA 763 proposed by Senator Lieberman. (consideration: CR S4030-4033; text: CR S4031) To protect the American people from potential spillover violence from Mexico by providing $550 million in additional funding for the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice and supporting the Administration's efforts to combat drug, gun, and cash smuggling by the cartels, by providing: $260 million for Customs and Border Protection to hire, train, equip, and deploy additional officers and canines and conduct exit inspections for weapons and cash; $130 million for Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hire, train, equip and deploy additional investigators; $50 million to Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to hire, train, equip, and deploy additional agents and inspectors; $20 million for the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center; $10 million for the Office of International Affairs and the Management Directorate at DHS for oversight of the Merida Initiative; $30 million for Operation Stonegarden; $10 million to the Department of Justice for competitive grants to support local, State, and Tribal law enforcement agencies located along the southern border and in High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas to address drug-related criminal activity; $20 million to DHS for tactical radio communications; and $20 million for upgrading the Traveler Enforcement Communications System.