S.1757: Building America's Trust Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Aug. 3, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 5, 2017

Bill Summary

Building America's Trust Act This bill provides for strengthening the barriers along the U.S. land and maritime borders to deter illegal activity, including through U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement enhancements and personnel increases and National Guard use. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall: (1) establish a National Border Security Advisory Committee; (2) submit a southern border threat analysis; (3) implement the Border...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 5, 2017
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
Aug. 3, 2017
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Aug. 3, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by John Cornyn (R-Texas)

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