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Public Law No: 114-304 (12/16/2016)

 
[114th Congress Public Law 304]
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Public Law 114-304
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and the United States-Israel 
   Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 to promote cooperative homeland 
security research and antiterrorism programs relating to cybersecurity, 
     and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 16, 2016 -  [H.R. 5877]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: United States-
Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016. 6 USC 101 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``United States-Israel Advanced 
Research Partnership Act of 2016''.
SEC. 2. COOPERATIVE HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH AND ANTITERRORISM 
                    PROGRAMS RELATING TO CYBERSECURITY.

    (a) Homeland Security Act of 2002.--Section 317 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 195c) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (e)--
                    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``and'' after the 
                semicolon;
                    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking the period at the 
                end and inserting ``; and''; and
                    (C) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following 
                new paragraphs:
            ``(3) for international cooperative activities identified in 
        the previous reporting period, a status update on the progress 
        of such activities, including whether goals were realized, 
        explaining any lessons learned, and evaluating overall success; 
        and
            ``(4) a discussion of obstacles encountered in the course of 
        forming, executing, or implementing agreements for international 
        cooperative activities, including administrative, legal, or 
        diplomatic challenges or resource constraints.'';
            (2) by redesignating subsections (g) and (h) as subsections 
        (h) and (i), respectively; and
            (3) by inserting after subsection (f) the following new 
        subsection:

    ``(g) <<NOTE: Coordination.>>  Cybersecurity.--As part of the 
international cooperative activities authorized in this section, the 
Under Secretary, in coordination with the Department of State and 
appropriate Federal officials, may enter into cooperative research 
activities with Israel to strengthen preparedness against cyber threats 
and enhance capabilities in cybersecurity.''.

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    (b) United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014.--
Subsection (c) of section 7 of the United States-Israel Strategic 
Partnership Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-296; 22 U.S.C. 8606) is 
amended--
            (1) in the heading, by striking ``Pilot'';
            (2) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking 
        ``pilot'';
            (3) in paragraph (2), by striking ``and'' at the end;
            (4) in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
            (5) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
            ``(4) cybersecurity.''.
SEC. 3. PROHIBITION ON ADDITIONAL FUNDING.

    No additional funds are authorized to be appropriated to carry out 
this Act or the amendments made by this Act.

    Approved December 16, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5877:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 114-827, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Homeland Security).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            Nov. 29, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 9, considered and passed Senate.

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