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HR 6061 - Secure Fence Act of 2006 - National Key Vote

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Title: Secure Fence Act of 2006

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the construction of an additional 700 miles of double-layered fencing between the U.S and Mexico and grants the Secretary of Homeland Security authority to take necessary steps to stop unlawful entry of immigrants into the U.S.

Highlights:

  • Calls for the use of a systematic surveillance system of personnel, aerial and ground-based sensors, cameras and other technology to monitor all U.S. international borders (Sec. 2).
  • Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a study on the feasibility of implementing an increased security system along the northern boarder (Sec. 4).
  • Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security review the technology and training procedures of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and make updates as necessary (Sec. 5).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Secure Fence Act of 2006

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the construction of an additional 700 miles of double-layered fencing between the U.S and Mexico and grants the Secretary of Homeland Security authority to take necessary steps to stop unlawful entry of immigrants into the U.S.

Highlights:

  • Calls for the use of a systematic surveillance system of personnel, aerial and ground-based sensors, cameras and other technology to monitor all U.S. international borders (Sec. 2).
  • Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a study on the feasibility of implementing an increased security system along the northern boarder (Sec. 4).
  • Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security review the technology and training procedures of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and make updates as necessary (Sec. 5).

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