H.R.2169 - Improving Fusion Centers' Access to Information Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 04/26/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-120|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/18/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.2169 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (05/18/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance information sharing in the Department of Homeland Security State, Local, and Regional Fusion Center Initiative, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Improving Fusion Centers’ Access to Information Act”.
Subsection (b) of section 210A of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h) is amended—
(1) in paragraph (2), by inserting before the semicolon at the end the following: “and conduct outreach to such fusion centers to identify any gaps in information sharing and consult with other Federal agencies to develop methods to address such gaps, as appropriate”;
(2) by redesignating paragraphs (3) through (12) as paragraphs (4) through (13), respectively; and
“(3) identify Federal databases and datasets, including databases and datasets used, operated, or managed by Department components, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of the Treasury, that are appropriate, in accordance with Federal laws and policies, to address any gaps identified pursuant to paragraph (2), for inclusion in the information sharing environment and coordinate with the appropriate Federal agency to deploy or access such databases and datasets;”.
Passed the House of Representatives May 17, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|