H.R.4407 - Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 02/01/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-481|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/17/2016 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.4407 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/16/2016)
Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2016
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a board to coordinate and integrate DHS's intelligence, activities, and policy related to its counterterrorism mission and functions. The board shall: (1) advise the Secretary of DHS on the issuance of terrorism alerts, and (2) meet on a regular basis to discuss intelligence and coordinate ongoing threat mitigation efforts and departmental activities.
The board's charter shall direct it to focus on the current threat environment and the importance of aligning departmental counterterrorism activities under the Secretary's guidance.
The Secretary shall appoint a Coordinator for Counterterrorism within DHS who shall serve as the chair of the board and report on its status and activities.