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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 28th, 2009

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Title

Border Law Enforcement Relief Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to provide financial aid to local law enforcement officials along the Nation's borders, and for other purposes.

Summary

Border Law Enforcement Relief Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants on a competitive basis to eligible law enforcement agencies to assist such agencies in addressing border-related criminal activity within their jurisdictions. Defines "eligible law enforcement agency" as a tribal, state, or local law enforcement agency located or performing duties in a county that is within 100 miles of the Mexican or Canadian border or a county that has been designated by the Attorney General as a high impact area.

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