H.R.2242 - Tribal Government Amendments to the Homeland Security Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 05/22/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Budget; Homeland Security; Intelligence (Permanent); Judiciary; Resources|
|Latest Action:||06/25/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
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Summary: H.R.2242 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/22/2003)
Tribal Government Amendments to the Homeland Security Act - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to include the participation of Indian tribes with respect to activities of the Secretary of Homeland Security, including information analysis and infrastructure protection, science and technology, the Directorate of Border and Transportation Security, emergency preparedness and response, treatment of charitable trusts for members of the Armed Forces and other governmental organizations, coordination with non-Federal entities, and training of law enforcement officers by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms of the Department of Justice.
Amends the Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2002, the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (USA Patriot Act), and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to include Indian tribes among the participating entities.