H.R. 2668: Brian A. Terry Memorial Act

H.R. 2668

Brian A. Terry Memorial Act

Date
December 13, 2011 (112th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

On Monday, December 12, 2011, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2668, the Brian A. Terry Act, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority for passage.  H.R. 2668 was introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) on July 27, 2011, and was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  

Bill Summary

H.R. 2668 would designate the United States Border Patrol station located at 2136 South Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, as the “Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station.”

Background

A native of Flat Rock, Michigan, Agent Brian A. Terry served his country with the United States Marine Corps and later as a police officer in the cities of Ecorse and Lincoln Park, Michigan, before joining the United States Border Patrol.  On December 14, 2010, Agent Terry was conducting an operation near Rio Rico, Arizona when he and his team spotted a group of individuals approaching their position.  Shortly thereafter, an encounter ensued and gunfire was exchanged that left Agent Terry wounded.  Agent Terry succumbed to his injuries the following day. 

Cost

CBO estimates that enacting this legislation would have no significant impact on the federal budget and would not affect direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply.