- § 1401. Definitions
- §§ 1402, 1403. Repealed.
- § 1404. Repealed.
- § 1405. Authorization of appropriations
The term “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security.
The term “maquiladora” means an entity located in Mexico that assembles and produces goods from imported parts for export to the United States.
The term “northern border” means the international border between the United States and Canada.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
The term “southern border” means the international border between the United States and Mexico.
In addition to any funds otherwise available, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this chapter for fiscal years 2009 through 2013.
Funds authorized to be appropriated under this chapter may be used for the implementation of projects described in the Declaration on Embracing Technology and Cooperation to Promote the Secure and Efficient Flow of People and Commerce across our Shared Border between the United States and Mexico, agreed to March 22, 2002, Monterrey, Mexico (commonly known as the Border Partnership Action Plan) or the Smart Border Declaration between the United States and Canada, agreed to December 12, 2001, Ottawa, Canada that are consistent with the provisions of this chapter.