H.R. 2213 - Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 2213 PDF XML

    Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017 (as reported) 

    H. Rept. 115-121 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Homeland Security 

Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Agreed to by record vote of 231 - 185, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 228 - 189 on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

MANAGERS: Cheney/Hastings

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Homeland Security.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Homeland Security now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted, and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
5Version 1Espaillat (NY)DemocratRequires agents and officers of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protections to wear body cameras when such agents and officers are engaged in official operations. Submitted
6Version 2Lujan Grisham (NM), Carbajal (CA), Torres (CA), Chu (CA), Gutierrez (IL), Grijalva (AZ), Schneider (IL)DemocratRevised Prohibits the bill from going into effect until 1) the CBP completes its evaluation and pilot program of the Test for Espionage, Sabotage, and Corruption (TES-C) which is then certified by the DHS Inspector General and reported to Congress and 2) the DHS Inspector General completes a risk assessment of the population that could receive waivers and certifies to Congress that providing waivers to these individuals would not endanger national security, undermine workforce integrity, or increase corruption in the agency.Made In Order
4Version 1Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Sinema (AZ)DemocratRequires the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to provide an annual report to the congressional homeland security committees on whether any of the individuals hired without a polygraph examination pursuant to the narrow waiver authority granted in the underlying bill were subsequently terminated or subjected to other significant adverse employment action for violations of the standards of professional and ethical conduct applicable to CBP employees. Submitted
1Version 1O'Rourke (TX), Pearce (NM)Bi-PartisanRequires CBP Agents and Officers receive a minimum of 19 weeks training, along with 8 hours of continuing education annually to update officers and agents on new laws, court cases, and DHS policy changes that directly affect their job. Also requires CBP to coordinate with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in the development of training standards and curriculum. Submitted
2Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary to provide the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate information on corruption in U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the impact of such on trafficking in persons, arms, and drugs.Submitted
3Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary to implement the Homeland Security Advisory Council’s recommendation for the establishment of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection-wide method to receive, track, and respond to complaints.Submitted
7Version 1Vargas (CA)DemocratLate Revised States that the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection may waive the application polygraph requirement if the applicant has pledged to wear and use a body camera while on duty. Submitted
8Version 1Welch (VT)DemocratLate Requires a GAO report on the effectiveness of waivers on overall recruitment and retainment of CBP employees and whether additional retention incentives are necessary to improve staffing shortages in rural areas.Submitted