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house Bill H.R. 875

Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016

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  • EnactedDecember 16th, 2016
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed December 10th, 2016
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed December 6th, 2016
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
      Committee on Agriculture
      Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research
      Trade
      Committee on Homeland Security
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Citizenship
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedFebruary 11th, 2015

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Title

Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016

Official Title

To provide for alternative financing arrangements for the provision of certain services and the construction and maintenance of infrastructure at land border ports of entry, and for other purposes.

Summary

Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2015 Authorizes the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to enter into agreements with certain persons for the CBP to provide customs, agricultural processing, border security, or inspection-related immigration services at a land border port of entry, subject to payment of a fee to reimburse the CBP for providing such services. Authorizes the Commissioner and the Administrator of General Services (GSA) to: enter into cost-sharing or reimbursement agreements with persons for the construction or maintenance of a new or existing CBP or GSA facility or other infrastructure at a land border port of entry; or accept donations from persons of real or personal property (including money) or nonpersonal services for use in the construction or maintenance of such facilities or infrastructure. Directs the Commissioner to issue procedures for evaluating a proposal submitted by a person for an agreement.