H.R. 1505 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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H.R. 1505: National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act

Summary: To prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from taking action on public lands which impede border security on such lands, and for other purposes. (More Info)

H.R. 1505 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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82% Oppose
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National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers (NAFBPO)

Gene Wood, a Founding Member of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers (NAFBPO), recommended the implementation of H.R. 1505 to “achieve the goal of operational control.” He stated, “the difficulties encountered by the Border Patrol to gain operational control are not the result of poor management or lack of resources. It is simply an issue of denied access. … The time proven and effective techniques gained through years of experience are severely limited, or at times completely eliminated because of these self-imposed restrictions. Expensive technologies cannot be efficiently implemented, and manpower assets become more difficult to utilize successfully ...

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