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H.R.4303: Border Enforcement Accountability, Oversight, and Community Engagement Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 8 (7 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 26, 2014
Latest Major Action April 25, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Border Enforcement Accountability, Oversight, and Community Engagement Act of 2014 - Establishes: (1) the Department of Homeland Security Border Oversight Commission, and (2) a northern border subcommittee and a southern border subcommittee within the Commission.

Requires the Commission and the subcommittees to: (1) recommend border enforcement policy improvements; (2) evaluate policies of federal agencies operating along the borders to protect due process and human rights of border residents and visitors, protect land owner private property rights, and reduce the number of migrant deaths; (3) recommend safety improvements for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel; and (4) evaluate training and the extent to which CBP supervisory and management personnel practices encourage workforce development and promote field safety.

Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to rename the position of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman in the Department ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 25, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
March 26, 2014 Referred to House Ways and Means
March 26, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
March 26, 2014 Referred to House Homeland Security