Summary: H.R.1258 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment (04/12/2017)

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HSA Technical Corrections Act

(Sec. 3) This bill makes technical corrections to the Homeland Security Act of 2002.

The bill includes among those appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate: (1) the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, and (2) a Commandant of the Coast Guard.

References to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are updated.

"Nuclear Incident Response Team" is defined as a resource that includes: (1) those entities of the Department of Energy that perform nuclear or radiological emergency support functions (including accident response, search response, advisory, and technical operations functions), radiation exposure functions at the medical assistance facility known as the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS), radiological assistance functions, and related functions; and (2) those entities of the Environmental Protection Agency that perform such support functions (including radiological emergency response functions) and related functions.

The bill updates references to: (1) the Director of Central Intelligence to read as the Director of National Intelligence, and (2) "Hawaiian native-serving" to read as "Native Hawaiian-serving."