Summary: H.R.4240 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (04/27/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 15, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

No Fly for Foreign Fighters Act

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to study and report to Congress within one year on: (1) whether past weaknesses in the operation and administration of the Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB) and its subsets (e.g., the No Fly list) have been addressed, and (2) the extent to which additional changes may address or mitigate existing vulnerabilities.

The study and report must include, with respect to the TSDB, information on: (1) timely integration of information, (2) increased demands for information, (3) accessibility to relevant agencies, and (4) identification of known or suspected terrorists by users.