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Caucus on International Narcotics Control

 

Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011

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This bill would provide law enforcement and prosecutors additional tools to locate border tunnels, identify criminals, and punish those involved in illegal activity.  This act would establish punishments for the use, construction or financing of a border tunnel, even in cases where a tunnel was not fully constructed.  It would also include illegal tunneling as an offense eligible for Title III wiretaps and would allow authorities to seize assets in border tunnel cases.  The Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011 also outlines a requirement to notify property owners and tenants in high risk tunneling zones along the Southwest border of laws related to the construction of illegal border tunnels and provide procedures for reporting violations of such laws to authorities.

(S.1236)

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Caucus on International Narcotics Control

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