Summary: H.R.2627 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2627. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/24/2017)

Enhancing Overseas Traveler Vetting Act

This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State to:

  • develop open-source software based on U.S. Customs and Border Protection's global travel targeting and analysis systems and the State Department's watchlisting, identification, and screening systems to facilitate the vetting of travelers against terrorist watchlists and law enforcement databases, enhance border management, and improve targeting and analysis; and
  • make such software and any related technical assistance or training available to foreign governments or multilateral organizations for such purposes.