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H.R.1108: Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Henry Cuellar, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 9 (6 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced March 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to enter into agreements with persons for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide customs and immigration services at a land border port of entry, subject to payment of a fee to reimburse the CBP for providing such services. Declares that nothing in this grant of authority shall be construed to reduce the responsibilities or duties of the CBP to provide services at land border ports of entry that have been authorized by law and federally-funded.

Directs the Administrator of General Services to establish procedures for evaluating proposals submitted by persons to: (1) enter into cost-sharing or reimbursement agreements with the General Services Administration (GSA) for the construction or maintenance of infrastructure at a land border port of entry, and (2) provide GSA an unconditional gift of property for use in the construction or maintenance of such infrastruc...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
March 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
March 13, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
March 13, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
March 13, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means