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HR 2142 - International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology Act - Key Vote

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Gary Palmer voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (412-3) - (Key vote)

Title: International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology Act

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to increase the number of drug screening devices used by CBP officers.

Highlights:
  • Requires the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to increase the number of chemical screening devices available to CBP officers to detect and intercept fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, narcotics and psychoactive substances that are illegally imported or mailed (Sec. 3).
  • Requires the CBP to designate an appropriate number of personnel, including scientists, to interpret data collected by screening devices during all operational hours (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates funds to the CBP to ensure that the necessary screening and interception resources are available during all operational hours (Sec. 4).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the number of chemical screening devices for US Customs and Border Protection units to interdict illegally imported opioids coming into the United States.

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