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CUELLAR BILL NAMED AFTER FALLEN ICE SPECIAL AGENT UP FOR VOTE ON HOUSE FLOOR

Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) Act of 2011 Reduces Border Violence by Increasing Inter-Agency Collaboration 

Washington, DC Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 30, Congressman Henry Cuellar’s (TX-28) border security bill H.R. 915 will be considered by the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 915, the Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) Act of 2011, enhances border security by promoting coordinated efforts and information-sharing among federal, state and local border and law enforcement officials.  The bill is named after ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata, who was killed in the line of duty in 2011.  

Prior to the vote, Cuellar will speak from the floor of the House of Representatives.  Proceedings from the House floor will be broadcast live on CSPAN.  

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

EVENT:                     House of Representatives vote on Cuellar’s H.R. 915, Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) Act of 2011 

TIME:                         Approximately 5 PM ET/4 PM CT 

The House of Representatives will begin considering bills, including Cuellar’s bill, at approximately 5 PM ET/4 PM CT.  We will re-circulate this advisory when we have a firmer idea of the exact time Cuellar’s bill will be considered. 

LOCATION:        U.S. House of Representatives Chamber

                                    The United States Capitol

                                    Washington, D.C.

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