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                                                       Calendar No. 381
115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 2825


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 20, 2017

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security 
                        and Governmental Affairs

                             April 16, 2018

               Reported by Mr. Johnson, with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements 
in the laws administered by the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for 
                            other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

<DELETED>SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the 
``Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act'' or the ``DHS 
Authorization Act''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act 
is as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
<DELETED>Sec. 2. References.
                 <DELETED>DIVISION A--HOMELAND SECURITY

     <DELETED>TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY HEADQUARTERS

<DELETED>Sec. 1001. Short title.
              <DELETED>Subtitle A--Headquarters Operations

<DELETED>Sec. 1101. Homeland security enterprise defined.
<DELETED>Sec. 1102. Functions and components of Headquarters of 
                            Department of Homeland Security.
<DELETED>Sec. 1103. Repeal of Director of Shared Services and Office of 
                            Counternarcotics Enforcement of Department 
                            of Homeland Security.
<DELETED>Sec. 1104. Responsibilities and functions of Chief Privacy 
                            Officer.
<DELETED>Sec. 1105. Responsibilities of Chief Financial Officer.
<DELETED>Sec. 1106. Chief Information Officer.
<DELETED>Sec. 1107. Quadrennial Homeland Security review.
<DELETED>Sec. 1108. Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans.
<DELETED>Sec. 1109. Office of External Affairs.
<DELETED>Sec. 1110. Chief Procurement Officer.
<DELETED>Sec. 1111. Chief Security Officer.
<DELETED>Sec. 1112. Office of Inspector General.
<DELETED>Sec. 1113. Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
<DELETED>Sec. 1114. Department of Homeland Security Rotation Program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1115. Future Years Homeland Security Program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1116. Field efficiencies plan.
<DELETED>Sec. 1117. Submission to Congress of information regarding 
                            reprogramming or transfer of Department of 
                            Homeland Security resources to respond to 
                            operational surges.
<DELETED>Sec. 1118. Report to Congress on cost savings and efficiency.
<DELETED>Sec. 1119. Research and development and CBRNE organizational 
                            review.
<DELETED>Sec. 1120. Activities related to children.
         <DELETED>Subtitle B--Human Resources and Other Matters

<DELETED>Sec. 1131. Chief Human Capital Officer responsibilities.
<DELETED>Sec. 1132. Employee engagement steering committee and action 
                            plan.
<DELETED>Sec. 1133. Annual employee award program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1134. Independent investigation and implementation plan.
<DELETED>Sec. 1135. Timely guidance to DHS personnel regarding 
                            Executive orders.
<DELETED>Sec. 1136. Secretary's responsibilities regarding election 
                            infrastructure.
    <DELETED>TITLE II--DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ACQUISITION 
                     ACCOUNTABILITY AND EFFICIENCY

<DELETED>Sec. 1201. Definitions.
              <DELETED>Subtitle A--Acquisition Authorities

<DELETED>Sec. 1211. Acquisition authorities for Under Secretary for 
                            Management of the Department of Homeland 
                            Security.
<DELETED>Sec. 1212. Acquisition authorities for Chief Financial Officer 
                            of the Department of Homeland Security.
<DELETED>Sec. 1213. Acquisition authorities for Chief Information 
                            Officer of the Department of Homeland 
                            Security.
<DELETED>Sec. 1214. Acquisition authorities for Program Accountability 
                            and Risk Management.
<DELETED>Sec. 1215. Acquisition innovation.
     <DELETED>Subtitle B--Acquisition Program Management Discipline

<DELETED>Sec. 1221. Acquisition Review Board.
<DELETED>Sec. 1222. Requirements to reduce duplication in acquisition 
                            programs.
<DELETED>Sec. 1223. Department leadership council.
<DELETED>Sec. 1224. Government Accountability Office review of Board 
                            and of requirements to reduce duplication 
                            in acquisition programs.
<DELETED>Sec. 1225. Excluded party list system waivers.
<DELETED>Sec. 1226. Inspector General oversight of suspension and 
                            debarment.
<DELETED>Subtitle C--Acquisition Program Management Accountability and 
                              Transparency

<DELETED>Sec. 1231. Congressional notification for major acquisition 
                            programs.
<DELETED>Sec. 1232. Multiyear Acquisition Strategy.
<DELETED>Sec. 1233. Acquisition reports.
        <DELETED>TITLE III--INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION SHARING

   <DELETED>Subtitle A--Department of Homeland Security Intelligence 
                               Enterprise

<DELETED>Sec. 1301. Homeland intelligence doctrine.
<DELETED>Sec. 1302. Analysts for the Chief Intelligence Officer.
<DELETED>Sec. 1303. Annual homeland terrorist threat assessments.
<DELETED>Sec. 1304. Department of Homeland Security data framework.
<DELETED>Sec. 1305. Establishment of Insider Threat Program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1306. Threat assessment on terrorist use of virtual 
                            currency.
<DELETED>Sec. 1307. Department of Homeland Security counterterrorism 
                            advisory board.
<DELETED>Sec. 1308. Border and gang threat assessment.
<DELETED>Sec. 1309. Security clearance management and administration.
          <DELETED>Subtitle B--Stakeholder Information Sharing

<DELETED>Sec. 1311. Department of Homeland Security Fusion Center 
                            Partnership Initiative.
<DELETED>Sec. 1312. Fusion center personnel needs assessment.
<DELETED>Sec. 1313. Program for State and local analyst clearances.
<DELETED>Sec. 1314. Information technology assessment.
<DELETED>Sec. 1315. Department of Homeland Security classified facility 
                            inventory and dissemination.
<DELETED>Sec. 1316. Terror inmate information sharing.
<DELETED>Sec. 1317. Annual report on Office for State and Local Law 
                            Enforcement.
<DELETED>Sec. 1318. Annual catalog on Department of Homeland Security 
                            training, publications, programs, and 
                            services for State, local, and tribal law 
                            enforcement agencies.
                  <DELETED>TITLE IV--MARITIME SECURITY

<DELETED>Sec. 1401. Strategic plan to enhance the security of the 
                            international supply chain.
<DELETED>Sec. 1402. Container Security Initiative.
<DELETED>Sec. 1403. Cyber at ports.
<DELETED>Sec. 1404. Facility inspection intervals.
<DELETED>Sec. 1405. Updates of maritime operations coordination plan.
<DELETED>Sec. 1406. Evaluation of Coast Guard Deployable Specialized 
                            Forces.
<DELETED>Sec. 1407. Cost benefit analysis of co-locating DHS assets.
<DELETED>Sec. 1408. Repeal of interagency operational centers for port 
                            security and secure systems of 
                            transportation.
<DELETED>Sec. 1409. Maritime security capabilities assessments.
<DELETED>Sec. 1410. Conforming and clerical amendments.
        <DELETED>TITLE V--TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

                  <DELETED>Subtitle A--Administration

<DELETED>Sec. 1501. Amendments to the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and 
                            title 5, United States Code.
<DELETED>Sec. 1502. Amendments to title 49, United States Code.
<DELETED>Sec. 1503. Amendments to the Aviation and Transportation 
                            Security Act.
<DELETED>Sec. 1504. Information required to be submitted to Congress 
                            under the strategic 5-year technology 
                            investment plan of the Transportation 
                            Security Administration.
<DELETED>Sec. 1505. Maintenance of security-related technology.
<DELETED>Sec. 1506. Transportation Security Administration efficiency.
<DELETED>Sec. 1507. Transportation senior executive service 
                            accountability.
         <DELETED>Subtitle B--Passenger Security and Screening

<DELETED>Sec. 1511. Department of Homeland Security trusted traveler 
                            program collaboration.
<DELETED>Sec. 1512. PreCheck Biometric pilot project.
<DELETED>Sec. 1513. Identity and travel document verification.
<DELETED>Sec. 1514. Computed tomography pilot project.
<DELETED>Sec. 1515. Explosives detection canine teams for aviation.
<DELETED>Sec. 1516. Standard operating procedures at airport 
                            checkpoints.
<DELETED>Sec. 1517. Traveler redress improvement.
<DELETED>Sec. 1518. Screening in areas other than passenger terminals.
<DELETED>Sec. 1519. Federal Air Marshal Service agreements.
<DELETED>Sec. 1520. Federal Air Marshal mission scheduling automation.
<DELETED>Sec. 1521. Canine detection research and development.
<DELETED>Sec. 1522. International Civil Aviation Organization.
<DELETED>Sec. 1523. Passenger security fee.
<DELETED>Sec. 1524. Last point of departure airport certification.
<DELETED>Sec. 1525. Security incident response at airports and surface 
                            transportation hubs.
<DELETED>Sec. 1526. Airport security screening opt-out program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1527. Personnel management system review.
<DELETED>Sec. 1528. Innovation task force.
<DELETED>Sec. 1529. Airport law enforcement reimbursement.
   <DELETED>Subtitle C--Transportation Security Screening Personnel 
                      Training and Accountability

<DELETED>Sec. 1531. Transportation security training programs.
<DELETED>Sec. 1532. Alternate new security screening personnel training 
                            program cost and feasibility study.
<DELETED>Sec. 1533. Prohibition of advance notice of covert testing to 
                            security screeners.
  <DELETED>Subtitle D--Airport Access Controls and Perimeter Security

<DELETED>Sec. 1541. Reformation of certain programs of the 
                            Transportation Security Administration.
<DELETED>Sec. 1542. Airport perimeter and access control security.
<DELETED>Sec. 1543. Exit lane security.
<DELETED>Sec. 1544. Reimbursement for deployment of armed law 
                            enforcement personnel at airports.
                <DELETED>Subtitle E--Air Cargo Security

<DELETED>Sec. 1551. Air cargo advance screening program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1552. Explosives detection canine teams for air cargo 
                            security.
       <DELETED>Subtitle F--Information Sharing and Cybersecurity

<DELETED>Sec. 1561. Information sharing and cybersecurity.
          <DELETED>Subtitle G--Surface Transportation Security

<DELETED>Sec. 1571. Definitions.
<DELETED>Sec. 1572. Surface transportation security assessment and 
                            implementation of risk-based strategy.
<DELETED>Sec. 1573. Risk-based budgeting and resource allocation.
<DELETED>Sec. 1574. Surface transportation security management and 
                            interagency coordination review.
<DELETED>Sec. 1575. Transparency.
<DELETED>Sec. 1576. TSA counterterrorism asset deployment.
<DELETED>Sec. 1577. Surface transportation security advisory committee.
<DELETED>Sec. 1578. Review of the explosives detection canine team 
                            program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1579. Expansion of national explosives detection canine 
                            team program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1580. Explosive detection technology.
<DELETED>Sec. 1581. Study on security standards and best practices for 
                            United States and foreign passenger 
                            transportation systems.
<DELETED>Sec. 1582. Amtrak security upgrades.
<DELETED>Sec. 1583. Study on surface transportation inspectors.
<DELETED>Sec. 1584. Security awareness program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1585. Voluntary use of credentialing.
<DELETED>Sec. 1586. Background records checks for issuance of hazmat 
                            licenses.
<DELETED>Sec. 1587. Recurrent vetting for surface transportation 
                            credential-holders.
<DELETED>Sec. 1588. Pipeline security study.
     <DELETED>Subtitle H--Security Enhancements in Public Areas of 
                       Transportation Facilities

<DELETED>Sec. 1591. Working group.
<DELETED>Sec. 1592. Technical assistance; Vulnerability assessment 
                            tools.
<DELETED>Sec. 1593. Operations centers.
<DELETED>Sec. 1594. Review of regulations.
<DELETED>Sec. 1595. Definition.
<DELETED>TITLE VI--EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE, AND COMMUNICATIONS

   <DELETED>Subtitle A--Grants, Training, Exercises, and Coordination

<DELETED>Sec. 1601. Urban Area Security Initiative.
<DELETED>Sec. 1602. State Homeland Security Grant Program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1603. Grants to directly eligible tribes.
<DELETED>Sec. 1604. Law enforcement terrorism prevention.
<DELETED>Sec. 1605. Prioritization.
<DELETED>Sec. 1606. Allowable uses.
<DELETED>Sec. 1607. Approval of certain equipment.
<DELETED>Sec. 1608. Memoranda of understanding.
<DELETED>Sec. 1609. Grants metrics.
<DELETED>Sec. 1610. Grant management best practices.
<DELETED>Sec. 1611. Prohibition on consolidation.
<DELETED>Sec. 1612. Maintenance of grant investments.
<DELETED>Sec. 1613. Transit security grant program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1614. Port security grant program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1615. Cyber preparedness.
<DELETED>Sec. 1616. Major metropolitan area counterterrorism training 
                            and exercise grant program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1617. Operation Stonegarden.
<DELETED>Sec. 1618. Non-Profit Security Grant Program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1619. Study of the use of grant funds for cybersecurity.
                  <DELETED>Subtitle B--Communications

<DELETED>Sec. 1631. Office of Emergency Communications.
<DELETED>Sec. 1632. Responsibilities of Office of Emergency 
                            Communications Director.
<DELETED>Sec. 1633. Annual reporting on activities of the Office of 
                            Emergency Communications.
<DELETED>Sec. 1634. National Emergency Communications Plan.
<DELETED>Sec. 1635. Technical edit.
<DELETED>Sec. 1636. Public Safety Broadband Network.
<DELETED>Sec. 1637. Communications training.
               <DELETED>Subtitle C--Medical Preparedness

<DELETED>Sec. 1641. Chief Medical Officer.
<DELETED>Sec. 1642. Medical Countermeasures Program.
                   <DELETED>TITLE VII--OTHER MATTERS

<DELETED>Sec. 1701. Decision regarding certain executive memoranda.
<DELETED>Sec. 1702. Permanent authorization for Asia-Pacific Economic 
                            Cooperation Business Travel Card Program.
<DELETED>Sec. 1703. Authorization of appropriations for Office of 
                            Inspector General.
<DELETED>Sec. 1704. Canine teams.
<DELETED>Sec. 1705. Technical amendments to the Homeland Security Act 
                            of 2002.
<DELETED>Sec. 1706. Savings clause.
     <DELETED>DIVISION B--U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT

<DELETED>Sec. 2001. Short title.
<DELETED>Sec. 2002. Establishment of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
                            Enforcement.
<DELETED>DIVISION C--UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES

<DELETED>Sec. 3001. Short title.
<DELETED>Sec. 3002. Establishment of United States Citizenship and 
                            Immigration Services.
           <DELETED>DIVISION D--UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE

<DELETED>Sec. 4001. Short title.
<DELETED>Sec. 4002. Presidential appointment of Director of the Secret 
                            Service.
<DELETED>Sec. 4003. Restricted building or grounds.
<DELETED>Sec. 4004. Threats against former vice presidents.
<DELETED>Sec. 4005. Increased training.
<DELETED>Sec. 4006. Training facilities.
<DELETED>Sec. 4007. Evaluation of vulnerabilities and threats.
<DELETED>Sec. 4008. Evaluation of use of technology.
<DELETED>Sec. 4009. Evaluation of use of additional weaponry.
<DELETED>Sec. 4010. Security costs for secondary residences.
<DELETED>Sec. 4011. Establishment of Ethics Program Office.
<DELETED>Sec. 4012. Secret Service protection at polling places.
<DELETED>Sec. 4013. Sense of Congress.
                    <DELETED>DIVISION E--COAST GUARD

<DELETED>Sec. 5001. Short title.
                    <DELETED>TITLE I--AUTHORIZATIONS

<DELETED>Sec. 5101. Authorizations of appropriations.
<DELETED>Sec. 5102. Authorized levels of military strength and 
                            training.
                     <DELETED>TITLE II--COAST GUARD

<DELETED>Sec. 5201. Training; public safety personnel.
<DELETED>Sec. 5202. Commissioned service retirement.
<DELETED>Sec. 5203. Officer promotion zones.
<DELETED>Sec. 5204. Cross reference.
<DELETED>Sec. 5205. Repeal.
<DELETED>Sec. 5206. Unmanned aircraft system.
<DELETED>Sec. 5207. Coast Guard health-care professionals; licensure 
                            portability.
<DELETED>Sec. 5208. Incentive contracts for Coast Guard yard and 
                            industrial establishments.
<DELETED>Sec. 5209. Maintaining cutters in class.
<DELETED>Sec. 5210. Congressional affairs; Director.
<DELETED>Sec. 5211. Contracting for major acquisitions programs.
<DELETED>Sec. 5212. National Security Cutter.
<DELETED>Sec. 5213. Radar refresher training.
<DELETED>Sec. 5214. Repeal.
<DELETED>Sec. 5215. Extension of authority.
<DELETED>Sec. 5216. Authorization of amounts for Fast Response Cutters.
<DELETED>Sec. 5217. Authorization of amounts for ice trials of 
                            icebreaker vessels.
<DELETED>Sec. 5218. Shoreside infrastructure.
<DELETED>Sec. 5219. Aircraft improvements.
<DELETED>Sec. 5220. Acquisition plan for inland waterway and river 
                            tenders and Bay-class icebreakers.
<DELETED>Sec. 5221. Report on sexual assault victim recovery in the 
                            Coast Guard.
             <DELETED>TITLE III--PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY

<DELETED>Sec. 5301. Codification of Ports and Waterways Safety Act.
<DELETED>Sec. 5302. Conforming amendments.
<DELETED>Sec. 5303. Transitional and savings provisions.
<DELETED>Sec. 5304. Rule of construction.
<DELETED>Sec. 5305. Advisory Committee: Repeal.
<DELETED>Sec. 5306. Regattas and marine parades.
<DELETED>Sec. 5307. Regulation of vessels in territorial waters of 
                            United States.
           <DELETED>TITLE IV--MARITIME TRANSPORTATION SAFETY

<DELETED>Sec. 5401. Clarification of logbook entries.
<DELETED>Sec. 5402. Technical corrections: licenses, certifications of 
                            registry, and merchant mariner documents.
<DELETED>Sec. 5403. Numbering for undocumented barges.
<DELETED>Sec. 5404. Drawbridge deviation exemption.
<DELETED>Sec. 5405. Deadline for compliance with alternate safety 
                            compliance programs.
<DELETED>Sec. 5406. Authorization for marine debris program.
<DELETED>Sec. 5407. Alternative distress signals.
<DELETED>Sec. 5408. Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study 
                            recommendations.
<DELETED>Sec. 5409. Documentation of recreational vessels.
<DELETED>Sec. 5410. Certificates of documentation for recreational 
                            vessels.
<DELETED>Sec. 5411. Backup global positioning system.
<DELETED>Sec. 5412. Waters deemed not navigable waters of the United 
                            States for certain purposes.
<DELETED>Sec. 5413. Uninspected passenger vessels in St. Louis County, 
                            Minnesota.
<DELETED>Sec. 5414. Engine cut-off switch requirements.
<DELETED>Sec. 5415. Analysis of commercial fishing vessel 
                            classification requirements.
                    <DELETED>TITLE V--MISCELLANEOUS

<DELETED>Sec. 5501. Repeal.
<DELETED>Sec. 5502. Reimbursements for non-Federal construction costs 
                            of certain aids to navigation.
<DELETED>Sec. 5503. Corrections to provisions enacted by Coast Guard 
                            Authorization Acts.
<DELETED>Sec. 5504. Ship Shoal Lighthouse transfer: Repeal.
<DELETED>Sec. 5505. Coast Guard maritime domain awareness.
<DELETED>Sec. 5506. Towing safety management system fees.
<DELETED>Sec. 5507. Oil spill disbursements auditing and report.
<DELETED>Sec. 5508. Land exchange, Ayakulik Island, Alaska.
<DELETED>Sec. 5509. Vessel response plans in the Arctic Report.
<DELETED>Sec. 5510. Assessment of public comments on additional 
                            anchorages on the Hudson River.
<DELETED>Sec. 5511. Public safety answering points and maritime search 
                            and rescue coordination.
<DELETED>Sec. 5512. Documentation of ``America's Finest''.
    <DELETED>DIVISION F--FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

<DELETED>Sec. 6001. Short title.
<DELETED>Sec. 6002. Reauthorization of Federal Emergency Management 
                            Agency.
<DELETED>Sec. 6003. Comprehensive study of disaster costs and losses.
<DELETED>Sec. 6004. National Domestic Preparedness Consortium.
<DELETED>Sec. 6005. Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium.
<DELETED>Sec. 6006. National preparation and response efforts relating 
                            to earthquakes and tsunamis.
<DELETED>Sec. 6007. Authorities.
<DELETED>Sec. 6008. Center for faith-based and neighborhood 
                            partnerships.
<DELETED>Sec. 6009. Emergency support functions.
<DELETED>Sec. 6010. Review of National Incident Management System.
<DELETED>Sec. 6011. Remedial action management program.
<DELETED>Sec. 6012. Center for Domestic Preparedness.
<DELETED>Sec. 6013. FEMA Senior Law Enforcement Advisor.
<DELETED>Sec. 6014. Technical expert authorized.
<DELETED>Sec. 6015. Mission support.
<DELETED>Sec. 6016. Systems modernization.
<DELETED>Sec. 6017. Strategic human capital plan.
<DELETED>Sec. 6018. Office of Disability Integration and Coordination 
                            of Department of Homeland Security.
<DELETED>Sec. 6019. Technical amendments to National Emergency 
                            Management.

<DELETED>SEC. 2. REFERENCES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference to 
``this Act'' contained in any division of this Act shall be treated as 
referring only to the provisions of that division.</DELETED>

            <DELETED>DIVISION A--HOMELAND SECURITY</DELETED>

           <DELETED>TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 
                         HEADQUARTERS</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1001. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This division may be cited as the ``Department of Homeland 
Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019''.</DELETED>

         <DELETED>Subtitle A--Headquarters Operations</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1101. HOMELAND SECURITY ENTERPRISE DEFINED.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 
101) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by redesignating paragraphs (9) through (20) 
        as paragraphs (10) through (21), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting after paragraph (8) the following 
        new paragraph (9):</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) The term `homeland security enterprise' 
        means any relevant governmental or nongovernmental entity 
        involved in homeland security, including a Federal, State, or 
        local government official, private sector representative, 
        academic, or other policy expert.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1102. FUNCTIONS AND COMPONENTS OF HEADQUARTERS OF 
              DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 102 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 
112) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by striking ``through the Office of State and Local 
                Coordination (established under section 801)'' and 
                inserting ``through the Office of Partnership and 
                Engagement'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``and'' 
                after the semicolon at the end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (3), by striking the 
                period and inserting ``; and''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by adding at the end the 
                following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) entering into agreements with governments of 
        other countries, in consultation with the Secretary of State, 
        and international nongovernmental organizations in order to 
        achieve the missions of the Department.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Headquarters.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Components.--There is in the Department a 
        Headquarters. The Department Headquarters shall include each of 
        the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) The Office of the 
                Secretary.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) The Office of the Deputy 
                Secretary.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) The Executive Secretary.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) The Management Directorate, 
                including the Office of the Chief Financial 
                Officer.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) The Office of Strategy, Policy, and 
                Plans.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) The Office of the General 
                Counsel.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) The Office of the Chief Privacy 
                Officer.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) The Office for Civil Rights and 
                Civil Liberties.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) The Office of Operations 
                Coordination.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) The Office of Intelligence and 
                Analysis.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(K) The Office of Legislative 
                Affairs.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(L) The Office of Public 
                Affairs.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(M) The Office of the Inspector 
                General.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(N) The Office of the Citizenship and 
                Immigration Services Ombudsman.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(O) The Office of Partnership and 
                Engagement.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Functions.--The Secretary, acting through 
        the appropriate official of the Headquarters, shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) establish an overall strategy to 
                successfully further the mission of the 
                Department;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) establish initiatives that improve 
                Department-wide operational performance;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) establish mechanisms to--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) ensure that components of 
                        the Department comply with Department policies 
                        and fully implement the strategies and 
                        initiatives of the Secretary; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) require the head of each 
                        component of the Department and component chief 
                        officers to comply with such policies and 
                        implement such strategies and 
                        initiatives;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) establish annual operational and 
                management objectives to evaluate the performance of 
                the Department;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) ensure that the Department 
                successfully meets operational and management 
                performance objectives through conducting oversight of 
                component agencies;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) ensure that the strategies, 
                priorities, investments, and workforce of Department 
                components align with Department objectives;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) establish and implement policies 
                related to Department ethics and compliance 
                standards;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) establish and implement, in 
                consultation with the Office of Civil Rights and Civil 
                Liberties, policies which preserve individual liberty, 
                fairness, and equality under the law;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) manage and encourage shared services 
                across Department components;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) lead and coordinate interaction with 
                Congress and other external organizations; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(K) carry out other such functions as 
                the Secretary determines are appropriate.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1103. REPEAL OF DIRECTOR OF SHARED SERVICES AND OFFICE OF 
              COUNTERNARCOTICS ENFORCEMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND 
              SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Abolishment of Director of Shared Services.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Abolishment.--The position of Director of 
        Shared Services of the Department of Homeland Security is 
        abolished.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Conforming amendment.--The Homeland Security 
        Act of 2002 is amended by striking section 475 (6 U.S.C. 
        295).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Clerical amendment.--The table of contents in 
        section 1(b) of such Act is amended by striking the item 
        relating to section 475.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Abolishment of the Office of Counternarcotics 
Enforcement.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Abolishment.--The Office of Counternarcotics 
        Enforcement is abolished.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Conforming amendments.--The Homeland Security 
        Act of 2002 is amended--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subparagraph (B) of section 
                843(b)(1) (6 U.S.C. 413(b)(1)), by striking ``by--'' 
                and all that follows through the end of that 
                subparagraph and inserting ``by the Secretary; and''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking section 878 (6 U.S.C. 
                112).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Clerical amendment.--The table of contents in 
        section 1(b) of such Act is amended by striking the item 
        relating to section 878.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1104. RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS OF CHIEF PRIVACY 
              OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 222 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 142) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph 
                (1)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by inserting ``to be the Chief 
                        Privacy Officer of the Department,'' after ``in 
                        the Department,''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``to the 
                        Secretary, to assume'' and inserting ``to the 
                        Secretary. Such official shall 
                        have'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (5), by striking ``and'' 
                at the end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by striking paragraph (6); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by inserting after paragraph (5) the 
                following new paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) developing guidance to assist components of 
        the Department in developing privacy policies and 
        practices;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) establishing a mechanism to ensure such 
        components are in compliance with Federal, regulatory, 
        statutory, and Department privacy requirements, mandates, 
        directives, and policies;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) working with the Chief Information Officer 
        of the Department to identify methods for managing and 
        overseeing the records, management policies, and procedures of 
        the Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) working with components and offices of the 
        Department to ensure that information sharing activities 
        incorporate privacy protections;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) serving as the Chief FOIA Officer of the 
        Department for purposes of subsection (j) of section 552 of 
        title 5, United States Code (popularly known as the Freedom of 
        Information Act), to manage and process requests related to 
        such section;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) developing guidance on procedures to be 
        followed by individuals making requests for information under 
        section 552 of title 5, United States Code;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(12) overseeing the management and processing of 
        requests for information under section 552 of title 5, United 
        States Code, within Department Headquarters and relevant 
        Department component offices;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(13) identifying and eliminating unnecessary and 
        duplicative actions taken by the Department in the course of 
        processing requests for information under section 552 of title 
        5, United States Code;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(14) preparing an annual report to Congress that 
        includes--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) a description of the activities of 
                the Department that affect privacy during the fiscal 
                year covered by the report, including complaints of 
                privacy violations, implementation of section 552a of 
                title 5, United States Code (popularly known as the 
                Privacy Act of 1974), internal controls, and other 
                matters; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the number of new technology 
                programs implemented in the Department during the 
                fiscal year covered by the report, the number of such 
                programs that the Chief Privacy Officer has evaluated 
                to ensure that privacy protections are considered and 
                implemented, the number of such programs that 
                effectively implemented privacy protections into new 
                technology programs, and an explanation of why any new 
                programs did not effectively implement privacy 
                protections; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(15) carrying out such other responsibilities as 
        the Secretary determines are appropriate, consistent with this 
        section.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Reassignment of Functions.--Notwithstanding 
subsection (a)(10), the Secretary may reassign the functions related to 
managing and processing requests for information under section 552 of 
title 5, United States Code, to another officer within the Department, 
consistent with requirements of that section.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1105. RESPONSIBILITIES OF CHIEF FINANCIAL 
              OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 702 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 342) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as 
        subsections (c) and (d), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting after subsection (a) the 
        following new subsection (b):</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Responsibilities.--In carrying out the 
responsibilities, authorities, and functions specified in section 902 
of title 31, United States Code, the Chief Financial Officer shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) oversee Department budget formulation and 
        execution;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) lead and provide guidance on performance-
        based budgeting practices for the Department to ensure that the 
        Department and its components are meeting missions and 
        goals;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) lead cost-estimating practices for the 
        Department, including the development of policies on cost 
        estimating and approval of life cycle cost estimates;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) coordinate with the Office of Strategy, 
        Policy, and Plans to ensure that the development of the budget 
        for the Department is compatible with the long-term strategic 
        plans, priorities, and policies of the Secretary;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) develop financial management policy for the 
        Department and oversee the implementation of such policy, 
        including the establishment of effective internal controls over 
        financial reporting systems and processes throughout the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) provide guidance for and over financial 
        system modernization efforts throughout the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) lead the efforts of the Department related 
        to financial oversight, including identifying ways to 
        streamline and standardize business processes;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) oversee the costs of acquisition programs 
        and related activities to ensure that actual and planned costs 
        are in accordance with budget estimates and are affordable, or 
        can be adequately funded, over the lifecycle of such programs 
        and activities;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) fully implement a common accounting 
        structure to be used across the entire Department by fiscal 
        year 2020; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) track, approve, oversee, and make public 
        information on expenditures by components of the Department for 
        conferences, as appropriate, including by requiring each 
        component to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) report to the Inspector General of 
                the Department the expenditures by such component for 
                each conference hosted or attended by Department 
                employees for which the total expenditures of the 
                Department exceed $20,000, within 15 days after the 
                date of the conference; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) with respect to such expenditures, 
                provide to the Inspector General--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the information described in 
                        subsections (a), (b), and (c) of section 739 of 
                        title VII of division E of the Consolidated and 
                        Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 
                        (Public Law 113-235); and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) documentation of such 
                        expenditures.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in the amendment made 
by this section may be construed as altering or amending the 
responsibilities, authorities, and functions of the Chief Financial 
Officer of the Department of Homeland Security under section 902 of 
title 31, United States Code.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1106. CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 703 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 343) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by adding at the end the 
        following new sentence: ``In addition to the functions under 
        section 3506(a)(2) of title 44, United States Code, the Chief 
        Information Officer shall perform the functions set forth in 
        this section and such other functions as may be assigned by the 
        Secretary.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection 
        (d); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by inserting after subsection (a) the 
        following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Responsibilities.--In addition to performing the 
functions under section 3506 of title 44, United States Code, the Chief 
Information Officer shall serve as the lead technical authority for 
information technology programs of the Department and Department 
components, and shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) advise and assist the Secretary, heads of 
        the components of the Department, and other senior officers in 
        carrying out the responsibilities of the Department for all 
        activities relating to the budgets, programs, security, and 
        operations of the information technology functions of the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) to the extent delegated by the Secretary, 
        exercise leadership and authority over Department information 
        technology management and establish the information technology 
        priorities, policies, processes, standards, guidelines, and 
        procedures of the Department to ensure interoperability and 
        standardization of information technology;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) maintain a consolidated inventory of the 
        mission critical and mission essential information systems of 
        the Department, and develop and maintain contingency plans for 
        responding to a disruption in the operation of any of those 
        information systems;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) maintain the security, visibility, 
        reliability, integrity, and availability of data and 
        information technology of the Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) establish and implement policies and 
        procedures to effectively monitor and manage vulnerabilities in 
        the supply chain for purchases of information technology, in 
        consultation with the Chief Procurement Officer of the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) review contracts and interagency agreements 
        associated with major information technology investments and 
        information technology investments that have had cost, 
        schedule, or performance challenges in the past;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) assess the risk of all major information 
        technology investments and publically report the risk rating to 
        the Office of Management and Budget; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) carry out any other responsibilities 
        delegated by the Secretary consistent with an effective 
        information system management function.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Strategic Plans.--In coordination with the Chief 
Financial Officer, the Chief Information Officer shall develop an 
information technology strategic plan every five years and report to 
the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on Appropriations 
of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security 
and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Appropriations of the 
Senate on the extent to which--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the budget of the Department aligns with 
        priorities specified in the information technology strategic 
        plan;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the information technology strategic plan 
        informs the budget process of the Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) information technology priorities were or 
        were not funded and the reasons for not funding all priorities 
        in a given fiscal year;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) the Department has identified and addressed 
        skills gaps needed to implement the information technology 
        strategic plan; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) unnecessary duplicate information technology 
        within and across the components of the Department has been 
        eliminated.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Software Licensing.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Software inventory.--Not later than 180 days 
        after the date of the enactment of this Act and every two years 
        thereafter until 2022, the Chief Information Officer of the 
        Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with 
        Department component chief information officers, shall--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) conduct a Department-wide inventory of 
                all existing software licenses held by the Department, 
                including utilized and unutilized licenses;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) assess the needs of the Department and 
                the components of the Department for software licenses 
                for the subsequent two fiscal years;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) examine how the Department can achieve 
                the greatest possible economies of scale and cost 
                savings in the procurement of software 
                licenses;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) determine how the use of shared cloud-
                computing services will impact the needs for software 
                licenses for the subsequent two fiscal years;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) establish plans and estimated costs 
                for eliminating unutilized software licenses for the 
                subsequent two fiscal years; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) submit a copy of each inventory 
                conducted under subparagraph (A) to the Committee on 
                Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and 
                the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
                Affairs of the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Plan to reduce software licenses.--If the 
        Chief Information Officer determines through the inventory 
        conducted under paragraph (1) that the number of software 
        licenses held by the Department and the components of the 
        Department exceed the needs of the Department, not later than 
        90 days after the date on which the inventory is completed, the 
        Secretary of Homeland Security shall establish a plan for 
        reducing the number of such software licenses to meet needs of 
        the Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Prohibition on procurement of new software 
        licenses.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) In general.--Except as provided in 
                subparagraph (B), upon completion of a plan under 
                paragraph (2), no additional resources may be obligated 
                for the procurement of new software licenses for the 
                Department until such time as the need of the 
                Department exceeds the number of used and unused 
                licenses held by the Department.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Exception.--The Chief Information 
                Officer may authorize the purchase of additional 
                licenses and amend the number of needed licenses as 
                necessary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Comptroller General Review.--Not later than fiscal 
year 2019, the Comptroller General of the United States shall review 
the extent to which the Chief Information Officer fulfilled all 
requirements established in this section and the amendment made by this 
section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Completion of First Definition of Capabilities.--Not 
later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
Chief Information Officer shall complete the first information 
technology strategic plan required under subsection (c) of section 701 
of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as added by subsection (a) of 
this section.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1107. QUADRENNIAL HOMELAND SECURITY REVIEW.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 707 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 347) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)(3)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subparagraph (B), by striking 
                ``and'' at the end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating subparagraph (C) as 
                subparagraph (D); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by inserting after subparagraph (B) 
                the following new subparagraph (C):</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) representatives from appropriate 
                advisory committees established pursuant to section 
                871, including the Homeland Security Advisory Council 
                and the Homeland Security Science and Technology 
                Advisory Committee, or otherwise established, including 
                the Aviation Security Advisory Committee established 
                pursuant to section 44946 of title 49, United States 
                Code; and'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (2), by inserting before 
                the semicolon at the end the following: ``based on the 
                risk assessment required pursuant to subsection 
                (c)(2)(B)'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (3)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by inserting ``, to the extent 
                        practicable,'' after ``describe''; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``budget plan'' 
                        and inserting ``resources required'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (4)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by inserting ``, to the extent 
                        practicable,'' after ``identify'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``budget plan 
                        required to provide sufficient resources to 
                        successfully'' and inserting ``resources 
                        required to''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) by striking the semicolon at 
                        the end and inserting ``, including any 
                        resources identified from redundant, wasteful, 
                        or unnecessary capabilities and capacities that 
                        can be redirected to better support other 
                        existing capabilities and capacities, as the 
                        case may be; and'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in paragraph (5), by striking ``; 
                and'' and inserting a period; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) by striking paragraph (6);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking 
                ``December 31 of the year'' and inserting ``60 days 
                after the date of the submittal of the President's 
                budget for the fiscal year after the fiscal 
                year'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) in subparagraph (B), by 
                        striking ``description of the threats to'' and 
                        inserting ``risk assessment of'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) in subparagraph (C), by 
                        inserting ``, as required under subsection 
                        (b)(2)'' before the semicolon at the 
                        end;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) in subparagraph (D)--
                        </DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) by inserting ``to the 
                                extent practicable,'' before ``a 
                                description''; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) by striking ``budget 
                                plan'' and inserting ``resources 
                                required'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) in subparagraph (F)--
                        </DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) by inserting ``to the 
                                extent practicable,'' before ``a 
                                discussion''; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) by striking ``the 
                                status of'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (v) in subparagraph (G)--
                        </DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) by inserting ``to the 
                                extent practicable,'' before ``a 
                                discussion'';</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) by striking ``the 
                                status of'';</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (III) by inserting ``and 
                                risks'' before ``to national 
                                homeland''; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (IV) by inserting ``and'' 
                                after the semicolon at the 
                                end;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (vi) by striking subparagraph (H); 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (vii) by redesignating 
                        subparagraph (I) as subparagraph (H);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by redesignating paragraph (3) as 
                paragraph (4); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by inserting after paragraph (2) the 
                following new paragraph (3):</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Documentation.--The Secretary shall retain 
        the following documentation regarding the quadrennial homeland 
        security review:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Records regarding the consultation 
                carried out the pursuant to subsection (a)(3), 
                including--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) all written communications, 
                        including communications sent out by the 
                        Secretary and feedback submitted to the 
                        Secretary through technology, online 
                        communications tools, in-person discussions, 
                        and the interagency process; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) information on how feedback 
                        received by the Secretary informed the 
                        quadrennial homeland security review.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Information regarding the risk 
                assessment, as required under subsection (c)(2)(B), 
                including--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the risk model utilized to 
                        generate the risk assessment;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) information, including data 
                        used in the risk model, utilized to generate 
                        the risk assessment;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) sources of information, 
                        including other risk assessments, utilized to 
                        generate the risk assessment; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) information on assumptions, 
                        weighing factors, and subjective judgments 
                        utilized to generate the risk assessment, 
                        together with information on the rationale or 
                        basis thereof.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection 
        (e); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) by inserting after subsection (c) the 
        following new subsection (d):</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Review.--Not later than 90 days after the submission 
of each report required under subsection (c)(1), the Secretary shall 
provide to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs of the Senate information on the degree to which the findings 
and recommendations developed in the quadrennial homeland security 
review covered by the report were integrated into the acquisition 
strategy and expenditure plans for the Department.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section 
shall apply with respect to a quadrennial homeland security review 
conducted after December 31, 2017.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1108. OFFICE OF STRATEGY, POLICY, AND PLANS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 708 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (as redesignated pursuant to section 1705(g) of this Act; 
relating to the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans of the Department 
of Homeland Security) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by adding at the end the 
        following: ``The Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans shall 
        include the following components:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The Office of International 
        Affairs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The Office of Cyber, Infrastructure, and 
        Resilience Policy.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) The Office of Strategy, Planning, Analysis, 
        and Risk.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) The Office of Threat Prevention and Security 
        Policy.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) The Office of Border, Immigration, and Trade 
        Policy.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating subsections (e) through (g) 
        as subsections (f) through (h), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by inserting after subsection (d) the 
        following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Assistant Secretary for International Affairs.--The 
Office of International Affairs shall be led by an Assistant Secretary 
for International Affairs appointed by the Secretary. The Assistant 
Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) coordinate international activities within 
        the Department, including activities carried out by the 
        components of the Department, in consultation with other 
        Federal officials with responsibility for counterterrorism and 
        homeland security matters;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) advise, inform, and assist the Secretary 
        with respect to the development and implementation of the 
        policy priorities of the Department, including strategic 
        priorities for the deployment of assets, including personnel, 
        outside the United States;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) develop, in consultation with the Under 
        Secretary for Management, guidance for selecting, assigning, 
        training, and monitoring overseas deployments of Department 
        personnel, including minimum standards for pre-deployment 
        training;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) maintain awareness regarding the 
        international travel of senior officers of the Department and 
        their intent to pursue negotiations with foreign government 
        officials, and review resulting draft agreements; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) perform such other functions as are 
        established by law or delegated by the Under Secretary for 
        Policy.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Abolishment of Office of International Affairs.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Office of International 
        Affairs within the Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security 
        is abolished.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Transfer of assets and personnel.--The 
        functions authorized to be performed by such office as of the 
        day before the date of the enactment of this Act, and the 
        assets and personnel associated with such functions, are 
        transferred to the head of the Office of International Affairs 
        provided for by section 708 of the Homeland Security Act of 
        2002, as amended by this section.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Conforming amendment.--The Homeland Security 
        Act of 2002 is amended by striking section 879 (6 U.S.C. 
        459).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Clerical amendment.--The table of contents in 
        section 1(b) of such Act is amended by striking the item 
        relating to section 879.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Conforming Amendments Relating to Assistant 
Secretaries.--Subsection (a) of section 103 of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 113) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in the subsection heading, by inserting ``; 
        Assistant Secretaries and Other Officers'' after ``Under 
        Secretaries'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (1), by amending subparagraph (I) 
        to read as follows:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) An Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by amending paragraph (2) to read as 
        follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Assistant secretaries.--The following 
        Assistant Secretaries shall be appointed by the President or 
        the Secretary, as the case may be, without the advice and 
        consent of the Senate:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Presidential appointments.--The 
                Department shall have the following Assistant 
                Secretaries appointed by the President:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) The Assistant Secretary, 
                        Infrastructure Protection.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) The Assistant Secretary for 
                        Public Affairs.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) The Assistant Secretary 
                        for Legislative Affairs.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Secretarial appointments.--The 
                Department shall have the following Assistant 
                Secretaries appointed by the Secretary:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) The Principal Assistant 
                        Secretary for External Affairs.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) The Assistant Secretary, 
                        Office of Cybersecurity and 
                        Communications.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) The Assistant Secretary 
                        for International Affairs.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) The Assistant Secretary for 
                        Partnership and Engagement.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) The Assistant Secretary for 
                        Threat Prevention and Security 
                        Policy.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) The Assistant Secretary for 
                        Border, Immigration, and Trade 
                        Policy.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vii) The Assistant Secretary 
                        for Cyber, Infrastructure, and Resilience 
                        Policy.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(viii) The Assistant Secretary 
                        for Strategy, Planning, Analysis, and 
                        Risk.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ix) The Assistant Secretary for 
                        State and Local Law Enforcement.''; 
                        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by adding at the end the following new 
        paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Assistant secretary for legislative 
        affairs.--The Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs shall 
        oversee one internal reporting structure for engaging with 
        authorizing and appropriating congressional 
        committees.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Limitation on creation of positions.--No 
        Assistant Secretary position may be created in addition to the 
        positions provided for by this section unless such position is 
        authorized by a statute enacted after the date of the enactment 
        of the Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for 
        Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Homeland Security Advisory Council.--Subsection (b) of 
section 102 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 112) is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (2), by striking ``and'' at the 
        end;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (3), by striking the period at 
        the end and inserting ``; and''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by adding at the end the following new 
        paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) shall establish a Homeland Security Advisory 
        Council to provide advice and recommendations on homeland 
        security-related matters, including advice with respect to the 
        preparation of the Quadrennial Homeland Security 
        Review.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Prohibition on New Offices.--No new office may be 
created to perform functions transferred by this section, other than as 
provided in section 709 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as 
amended by this Act.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Definitions.--In this section each of the terms 
``functions'', ``assets'', and ``personnel'' has the meaning given each 
such term under section 2 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 101).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Duplication Review.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Review required.--Not later than one year 
        after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of 
        Homeland Security shall complete a review of the functions and 
        responsibilities of each Department of Homeland Security 
        component responsible for international affairs to identify and 
        eliminate areas of unnecessary duplication.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Submission to congress.--Not later than 30 
        days after the completion of the review required under 
        paragraph (1), the Secretary shall provide the results of the 
        review to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
        Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs of the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Action plan.--Not later than one year after 
        the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall 
        submit to the congressional homeland security committees an 
        action plan, including corrective steps and an estimated date 
        of completion, to address areas of duplication, fragmentation, 
        and overlap and opportunities for cost savings and revenue 
        enhancement, as identified by the Government Accountability 
        Office based on the annual report of the Government 
        Accountability Office entitled ``Additional Opportunities to 
        Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve 
        Other Financial Benefits''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1109. OFFICE OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 709. OFFICE OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--There is established in the Department 
an Office of External Affairs.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Head of the Office.--The Office of External Affairs 
shall be headed by a Principal Assistant Secretary for External 
Affairs, who shall be appointed by the Secretary. The Principal 
Assistant Secretary shall report to the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Composition.--The Office of External Affairs shall 
include the following components:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The Office of Legislative Affairs, led by 
        the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs who shall 
        report to the Principal Assistant Secretary for External 
        Affairs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The Office of Public Affairs, led by the 
        Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs who shall report to the 
        Principal Assistant Secretary for External Affairs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) The Office of Partnership and Engagement, 
        led by the Assistant Secretary for Partnership and Engagement 
        who shall report to the Principal Assistant Secretary for 
        External Affairs.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Assistant Secretary for Partnership and 
Engagement.--The Assistant Secretary for Partnership and Engagement 
shall be appointed by the Secretary and shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) lead the efforts of the Department to 
        incorporate external feedback from stakeholders into policy and 
        strategic planning efforts, as appropriate, in consultation 
        with the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) conduct the activities specified in section 
        2006(b);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) advise the Secretary on the effects of the 
        policies, regulations, processes, and actions of the Department 
        on the private sector and create and foster strategic 
        communications with the private sector to enhance the primary 
        mission of the Department to protect the homeland;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) coordinate the activities of the Department 
        relating to State and local government;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) provide State and local governments with 
        regular information, research, and technical support to assist 
        local efforts at securing the homeland; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) perform such other functions as are 
        established by law or delegated by the Secretary.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Transfer of Functions, Assets, and Personnel of Office 
for State and Local Law Enforcement.--The functions authorized to be 
performed by the Office for State and Local Law Enforcement of the 
Department of Homeland Security as of the day before the date of the 
enactment of this Act, and the assets and personnel associated with 
such functions, are transferred to the Office of Partnership and 
Engagement under section 709 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as 
added by this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Abolishment of Office for State and Local Government 
Coordination.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Office for State and Local 
        Government Coordination of the Department of Homeland Security 
        is abolished.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Transfer of functions and assets.--The 
        functions authorized to be performed by such Office for State 
        and Local Government Coordination immediately on the day before 
        the date of the enactment of this Act, and the assets and 
        personnel associated with such functions, are transferred to 
        the Office of Partnership and Engagement under section 709 of 
        the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as added by this 
        section.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Conforming amendment.--The Homeland Security 
        Act of 2002 is amended by striking section 801 (6 U.S.C. 
        631).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Clerical amendment.--The table of contents in 
        section 1(b) of such Act is amended by striking the item 
        relating to section 801.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Abolishment of Special Assistant to Secretary of 
Homeland Security.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Special Assistant to the 
        Secretary authorized by section 102(f) of the Homeland Security 
        Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 112(f)), as in effect on the day before 
        the date of the enactment of this Act, is abolished.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Transfer of functions and assets.--The 
        functions authorized to be performed by such Special Assistant 
        to the Secretary immediately before the enactment of this Act, 
        and the assets and personnel associated with such functions, 
        are transferred to the Office of Partnership and Engagement 
        under section 709 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as 
        added by this section.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Conforming amendment.--Section 102 of the 
        Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 112) is amended by 
        striking subsection (f).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 708 (as redesignated pursuant to section 
1705(o) of this Act) the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 709. Office of External Affairs.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1110. CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is further amended 
by adding at the end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 710. CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--There is in the Department a Chief 
Procurement Officer, who shall serve as a senior business advisor to 
agency officials on procurement-related matters and report directly to 
the Under Secretary for Management. The Chief Procurement Officer is 
the senior procurement executive for purposes of subsection (c) of 
section 1702 of title 41, United States Code, and shall perform 
procurement functions as specified in such subsection.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Responsibilities.--The Chief Procurement Officer 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) delegate or retain contracting authority, as 
        appropriate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) issue procurement policies and oversee the 
        heads of contracting activity of the Department to ensure 
        compliance with those policies;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) serve as the main liaison of the Department 
        to industry on procurement-related issues;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) account for the integrity, performance, and 
        oversight of Department procurement and contracting 
        functions;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) ensure that procurement contracting 
        strategies and plans are consistent with the intent and 
        direction of the Acquisition Review Board;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) oversee a centralized acquisition workforce 
        certification and training program using, as appropriate, 
        existing best practices and acquisition training opportunities 
        from the Federal Government, private sector, or universities 
        and colleges to include training on how best to identify 
        actions that warrant referrals for suspension or 
        debarment;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) provide input on the periodic performance 
        reviews of each head of contracting activity of the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) collect baseline data and use such data to 
        establish performance measures on the impact of strategic 
        sourcing initiatives on the private sector, including small 
        businesses;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) establish and implement policies and 
        procedures to effectively monitor and manage vulnerabilities in 
        the supply chain for all Department purchases;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) ensure that a fair proportion of the value 
        of Federal contracts and subcontracts are awarded to small 
        businesses (in accordance with the procurement contract goals 
        under section 15(g) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 
        644(g)), maximize opportunities for small business 
        participation in such contracts, and ensure, to the extent 
        practicable, small businesses that achieve qualified vendor 
        status for security-related technologies are provided an 
        opportunity to compete for contracts for such 
        technology;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) conduct oversight of implementation of 
        administrative agreements to resolve suspension or debarment 
        proceedings; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(12) carry out any other procurement duties that 
        the Under Secretary for Management may designate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Head of Contracting Activity Defined.--In this 
section the term `head of contracting activity' means an official 
responsible for the creation, management, and oversight of a team of 
procurement professionals properly trained, certified, and warranted to 
accomplish the acquisition of products and services on behalf of the 
designated components, offices, and organizations of the Department, 
and as authorized, other government entities.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by inserting after the item relating to section 709 the 
following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 710. Chief Procurement Officer.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1111. CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.) is further amended by inserting after the 
item relating to section 710, as added by this Act, the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 711. CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--There is in the Department a Chief 
Security Officer, who shall report directly to the Under Secretary for 
Management.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Responsibilities.--The Chief Security Officer 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) develop and implement the security policies, 
        programs, and standards of the Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) identify training and provide education to 
        Department personnel on security-related matters; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) provide support to Department components on 
        security-related matters.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is further amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 710, as added by this Act, the following new 
item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 711. Chief Security Officer.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1112. OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Sense of Congress.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Findings.--Congress finds the 
        following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) The Inspector General Act of 1978 
                mandates that Inspectors General are to conduct audits 
                and investigations relating to the programs and 
                operations of Federal departments to promote economy, 
                efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of 
                programs and operations, and to prevent and detect 
                fraud and abuse in such programs and 
                operations.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) The Inspector General Act of 1978 
                mandates that Inspectors General are to provide a means 
                for keeping Federal departments and the Congress fully 
                and currently informed about problems and deficiencies 
                relating to the administration of such programs and 
                operations and the necessity for and progress of 
                corrective action.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) The Office of the Inspector General of 
                the Department of Homeland Security detects, 
                investigates, and prevents instances of waste, fraud, 
                abuse, and mismanagement within the Department, and 
                offers solutions for response.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) The Office of the Inspector General of 
                the Department of Homeland Security consistently 
                produces high-value, high-impact work that enhances the 
                security and safety of the homeland.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) The Inspector General of the 
                Department of Homeland Security provides the leadership 
                and accountability within the Office of the Inspector 
                General to oversee a cabinet-level agency.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) The Inspector General of the 
                Department of Homeland Security stands as a leader 
                within the Inspector General community through 
                consistent exemplary service.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (G) The Office of Inspector General of the 
                Department of Homeland Security offers the Federal 
                Government and American taxpayers an impressive return 
                on investment, measured in dollars spent versus dollars 
                saved.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (H) The Office of the Inspector General of 
                the Department of Homeland Security enhances the 
                Department's ability to effectively and efficiently 
                administer laws.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Sense of congress.--It is the sense of 
        Congress that the Inspector General of the Department of 
        Homeland Security plays a vital role in fulfilling the 
        Department's daily missions.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Notification.--The heads of offices and components of 
the Department of Homeland Security shall promptly advise the Inspector 
General of the Department of all allegations of misconduct with respect 
to which the Inspector General has investigative authority under the 
Inspector General Act of 1978. The Inspector General may waive the 
notification requirement under this subsection with respect to any 
category or subset of allegations of misconduct.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this section may be 
construed as affecting the authority of the Secretary of Homeland 
Security under subsection (a) of section 8I of the Inspector General 
Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App. 8I).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1113. OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL 
              LIBERTIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 705 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 345) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in the section heading, by striking 
        ``establishment of officer for'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection 
        (c); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by inserting after subsection (a) the 
        following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.--There 
is in the Department an Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. 
Under the direction of the Officer for Civil Rights and Civil 
Liberties, the Office shall support the Officer in the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Integrating civil rights and civil liberties 
        into activities of the Department by conducting programs and 
        providing policy advice and other technical 
        assistance.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Investigating complaints and information 
        indicating possible abuses of civil rights or civil liberties, 
        unless the Inspector General of the Department determines that 
        any such complaint or information should be investigated by the 
        Inspector General.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Carrying out the Department's equal 
        employment opportunity and diversity policies and programs, 
        including complaint management and adjudication.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Communicating with individuals and 
        communities whose civil rights and civil liberties may be 
        affected by Department activities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Any other activities as assigned by the 
        Officer.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized 
to be appropriated $22,571,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 and 2019 
to carry out section 705 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as 
amended by subsection (a) of this section.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1114. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ROTATION 
              PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Enhancements to the Rotation Program.--Section 844 of 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6) U.S.C. 414) is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``(a) Establishment.--
        '';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (5) as 
        subsections (a) through (e), respectively, and adjusting the 
        margins accordingly;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (a), as so redesignated--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``Not later than 180 days 
                after the date of enactment of this section, the'' and 
                inserting ``The''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``for employees of the 
                Department'' and inserting ``for certain personnel 
                within the Department'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (b), as so redesignated--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) 
                through (G) as paragraphs (3) through (9), 
                respectively, and adjusting the margins 
                accordingly;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by inserting before paragraph (3), as 
                so redesignated, the following new 
                paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) seek to foster greater departmental 
        integration and unity of effort;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) seek to help enhance the knowledge, skills, 
        and abilities of participating personnel with respect to the 
        programs, policies, and activities of the 
        Department;'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (4), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``middle and senior level''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in paragraph (7), as so redesignated, 
                by inserting before ``invigorate'' the following: 
                ``seek to improve morale and retention throughout the 
                Department and'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) in subsection (c), as redesignated by 
        paragraph (2)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and 
                (B) as paragraphs (1) and (2), respectively, and 
                adjusting the margins accordingly; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), as so redesignated--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking clause (iii); 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by redesignating clauses (i), 
                        (ii), and (iv) through (viii) as subparagraphs 
                        (A) through (G), respectively, and adjusting 
                        the margins accordingly;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e), as 
        redesignated by paragraph (2), as subsections (e) and (f), 
        respectively;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) by inserting after subsection (c) the 
        following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Administrative Matters.--In carrying out the 
Rotation Program the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) before selecting employees for participation 
        in the Rotation Program, disseminate information broadly within 
        the Department about the availability of the Rotation Program, 
        qualifications for participation in the Rotation Program, 
        including full-time employment within the employing component 
        or office not less than one year, and the general provisions of 
        the Rotation Program;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) require as a condition of participation in 
        the Rotation Program that an employee--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) is nominated by the head of the 
                component or office employing the employee; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) is selected by the Secretary, or the 
                Secretary's designee, solely on the basis of relative 
                ability, knowledge, and skills, after fair and open 
                competition that assures that all candidates receive 
                equal opportunity;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) ensure that each employee participating in 
        the Rotation Program shall be entitled to return, within a 
        reasonable period of time after the end of the period of 
        participation, to the position held by the employee, or a 
        corresponding or higher position, in the component or office 
        that employed the employee prior to the participation of the 
        employee in the Rotation Program;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) require that the rights that would be 
        available to the employee if the employee were detailed from 
        the employing component or office to another Federal agency or 
        office remain available to the employee during the employee 
        participation in the Rotation Program; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) require that, during the period of 
        participation by an employee in the Rotation Program, 
        performance evaluations for the employee--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) shall be conducted by officials in 
                the office or component employing the employee with 
                input from the supervisors of the employee at the 
                component or office in which the employee is placed 
                during that period; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) shall be provided the same weight 
                with respect to promotions and other rewards as 
                performance evaluations for service in the office or 
                component employing the employee.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--The Secretary shall 
        establish an Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program as part 
        of the Rotation Program under subsection (a).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Administration.--The Chief Human Capital 
        Officer, in conjunction with the Chief Intelligence Officer, 
        shall administer the Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program 
        established pursuant to paragraph (1).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Eligiblity.--The Intelligence Rotational 
        Assignment Program established pursuant to paragraph (1) shall 
        be open to employees serving in existing analyst positions 
        within the Department's Intelligence Enterprise and other 
        Department employees as determined appropriate by the Chief 
        Human Capital Officer and the Chief Intelligence 
        Officer.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Coordination.--The responsibilities 
        specified in subsection (c)(2) that apply to the Rotation 
        Program under such subsection shall, as applicable, also apply 
        to the Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program under this 
        subsection.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Congressional Notification and Oversight.--Not later 
than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security shall provide to the Committee on 
Homeland Security and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of 
the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
Governmental Affairs of the Senate information about the status of the 
Homeland Security Rotation Program authorized by section 844 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended by subsection (a) of this 
section.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1115. FUTURE YEARS HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 874 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 454) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in the section heading, by striking ``year'' 
        and inserting ``years'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsection (a) and inserting the 
        following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--Not later than 60 days after the date 
on which the budget of the President is submitted to Congress under 
section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, the Secretary shall 
submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
of the Senate and the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives (referred to in this section as the `appropriate 
committees') a Future Years Homeland Security Program that covers the 
fiscal year for which the budget is submitted and the 4 succeeding 
fiscal years.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking subsection (c) and inserting the 
        following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Projection of Acquisition Estimates.--On and after 
February 1, 2018, each Future Years Homeland Security Program shall 
project--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) acquisition estimates for the fiscal year 
        for which the budget is submitted and the four succeeding 
        fiscal years, with specified estimates for each fiscal year, 
        for all major acquisitions by the Department and each component 
        of the Department; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) estimated annual deployment schedules for 
        all physical asset major acquisitions over the five-fiscal-year 
        period described in paragraph (1) and the full operating 
        capability for all information technology major 
        acquisitions.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Sensitive and Classified Information.--The Secretary 
may include with each Future Years Homeland Security Program a 
classified or other appropriately controlled document containing any 
information required to be submitted under this section that is 
restricted from public disclosure in accordance with Federal law or any 
Executive order.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Availability of Information to the Public.--The 
Secretary shall make available to the public in electronic form the 
information required to be submitted to the appropriate committees 
under this section, other than information described in subsection 
(d).''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is further amended by striking the item relating to 
section 874 and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``874. Future Years Homeland Security Program.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1116. FIELD EFFICIENCIES PLAN.</DELETED>

        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 270 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
        the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House 
        of Representatives and Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs of the Senate a field efficiencies plan 
        that--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) examines the facilities and 
                administrative and logistics functions of components of 
                the Department of Homeland Security located within 
                designated geographic areas; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) provides specific recommendations and 
                an associated cost-benefit analysis for the 
                consolidation of the facilities and administrative and 
                logistics functions of components of the Department 
                within each designated geographic area.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Contents.--The field efficiencies plan 
        submitted under paragraph (1) shall include the 
        following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) An accounting of leases held by the 
                Department or its components that have expired in the 
                current fiscal year or will be expiring in the next 
                fiscal year, that have begun or been renewed in the 
                current fiscal year, or that the Department or its 
                components plan to sign or renew in the next fiscal 
                year.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) For each designated geographic area--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) An evaluation of specific 
                        facilities at which components, or operational 
                        entities of components, of the Department may 
                        be closed or consolidated, including 
                        consideration of when leases expire or 
                        facilities owned by the government become 
                        available.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) An evaluation of potential 
                        consolidation with facilities of other Federal, 
                        State, or local entities, including--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) offices;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) warehouses;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (III) training 
                                centers;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (IV) housing;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (V) ports, shore 
                                facilities, and airfields;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (VI) laboratories; 
                                and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (VII) other assets as 
                                determined by the Secretary.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) An evaluation of the 
                        potential for the consolidation of 
                        administrative and logistics functions, 
                        including--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) facility 
                                maintenance;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) fleet vehicle 
                                services;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (III) mail handling and 
                                shipping and receiving;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (IV) facility 
                                security;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (V) procurement of goods 
                                and services;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (VI) information 
                                technology and telecommunications 
                                services and support; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (VII) additional ways to 
                                improve unity of effort and cost 
                                savings for field operations and 
                                related support activities as 
                                determined by the Secretary.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) An implementation plan, including--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) near-term actions that can co-
                        locate, consolidate, or dispose of property 
                        within 24 months;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) identifying long-term 
                        occupancy agreements or leases that cannot be 
                        changed without a significant cost to the 
                        Government; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) how the Department can 
                        ensure it has the capacity, in both personnel 
                        and funds, needed to cover up-front costs to 
                        achieve consolidation and 
                        efficiencies.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) An accounting of any consolidation of 
                the real estate footprint of the Department or any 
                component of the Department, including the co-location 
                of personnel from different components, offices, and 
                agencies within the Department.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1117. SUBMISSION TO CONGRESS OF INFORMATION REGARDING 
              REPROGRAMMING OR TRANSFER OF DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND 
              SECURITY RESOURCES TO RESPOND TO OPERATIONAL 
              SURGES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 is further amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 712. ANNUAL SUBMITTAL TO CONGRESS OF INFORMATION ON 
              REPROGRAMMING OR TRANSFERS OF FUNDS TO RESPOND TO 
              OPERATIONAL SURGES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``For each fiscal year until fiscal year 2023, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security shall provide to the Committee on 
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, together with 
the annual budget request for the Department, information on--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) any circumstance during the year covered by 
        the report in which the Secretary exercised the authority to 
        reprogram or transfer funds to address unforeseen costs, 
        including costs associated with operational surges; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) any circumstance in which any limitation on 
        the transfer or reprogramming of funds affected the ability of 
        the Secretary to address such unforeseen costs.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is further amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 711, as added by this Act, the following new 
item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``712. Annual submittal to Congress of information on 
                            reprogramming or transfers of funds to 
                            respond to operational surges.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1118. REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COST SAVINGS AND 
              EFFICIENCY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than two years after the date 
of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security, 
acting through the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management, 
shall submit to the congressional homeland security committees a report 
that includes each of the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) A detailed accounting of the management and 
        administrative expenditures and activities of each component of 
        the Department of Homeland Security and identifies potential 
        cost savings, avoidances, and efficiencies for those 
        expenditures and activities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) An examination of major physical assets of the 
        Department, as defined by the Secretary;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) A review of the size, experience level, and 
        geographic distribution of the operational personnel of the 
        Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Recommendations for adjustments in the 
        management and administration of the Department that would 
        reduce deficiencies in the capabilities of the Department, 
        reduce costs, and enhance efficiencies.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Form of Report.--The report required under subsection 
(a) shall be submitted in unclassified form but may include a 
classified annex.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1119. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AND CBRNE ORGANIZATIONAL 
              REVIEW.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Department of Homeland Security Research and 
Development Activities.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall assess the organization and management of the 
        Department of Homeland Security's research and development 
        activities, and shall develop and submit to the Committee on 
        Homeland Security and the Committee on Science, Space, and 
        Technology of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, not 
        later than six months after the date of the enactment of this 
        Act, a proposed organizational structure for the efficient and 
        effective management of such research and development 
        activities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Organizational justification.--The proposed 
        organizational structure for the management of the Department 
        of Homeland Security's research and development activities 
        included in the assessment required under paragraph (1) shall 
        include the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) A discussion of the methodology for 
                determining such proposed organizational 
                structure.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) A comprehensive inventory of research 
                and development activities of the Department, and the 
                proposed location of each activity under such proposed 
                organizational structure, including a description of 
                the effects on specific directorates and offices based 
                on any proposed relocation of their 
                activities.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) Information relating to how such 
                proposed organizational structure will facilitate and 
                promote enhanced coordination and better collaboration 
                between the research and development activities of the 
                Department and the offices and components of the 
                Department, including a specific description of 
                operational challenges resulting from the current 
                organizational structure and a detailed explanation of 
                how the proposed organizational structure will address 
                such challenges.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) Information relating to how such 
                proposed organizational structure will support the 
                development of research and development priorities and 
                capabilities across the Department.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) A discussion of any resulting cost 
                savings and efficiencies from such proposed 
                organizational structure.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) Recommendations for any necessary 
                statutory changes, an explanation of why no statutory 
                or organizational changes are necessary, or a request 
                for additional time to complete the organizational 
                justification.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Department of Homeland Security Chemical, Biological, 
Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Activities.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) assess the organization and management 
                of the Department of Homeland Security's chemical, 
                biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives 
                activities, including the activities of the Office of 
                Health Affairs, the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, 
                and the Office for Bombing Prevention; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by not later than six months after the 
                date of the enactment of this Act, develop and submit 
                to the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee 
                on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of 
                Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security 
                and Governmental Affairs of the Senate a proposed 
                organizational structure to ensure enhanced 
                coordination, effectiveness, and efficiency by 
                providing strengthened chemical, biological, 
                radiological, nuclear, and explosives capabilities in 
                support of homeland security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Organizational justification.--The proposed 
        organizational structure for the management of the Department 
        of Homeland Security's chemical, biological, radiological, 
        nuclear, and explosives activities included in the assessment 
        required under paragraph (1) shall include the 
        following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) A discussion of the methodology for 
                determining such proposed organizational 
                structure.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) A comprehensive inventory of chemical, 
                biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives 
                activities of the Department, and the proposed location 
                of each activity under such proposed organizational 
                structure.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) Information relating to how such 
                proposed organizational structure will enhance the 
                development of chemical, biological, radiological, 
                nuclear, and explosives priorities and capabilities 
                across the Department, including a specific description 
                of operational challenges resulting from the current 
                organizational structure and a detailed explanation of 
                how the proposed organizational structure will address 
                such challenges.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) A discussion of any resulting cost 
                savings and efficiencies from such proposed 
                organizational structure.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) Recommendations for any necessary 
                statutory changes, an explanation of why no statutory 
                or organizational changes are necessary, or a request 
                for additional time to complete the organizational 
                justification.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Review Required.--Not later than three months after 
the submission of the proposed organizational justifications required 
under subsections (a)(1) and (b)(1), the Comptroller General of the 
United States shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs of the Senate a review of the organizational justifications. 
The review shall consider how the proposed organizational realignment, 
or lack thereof, of research and development activities and chemical, 
biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives activities will 
improve or impede the Department's ongoing efforts is such mission 
areas, including an assessment of--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) any potential cost savings or additional costs 
        incurred as a result of any proposed organizational 
        realignment;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) an assessment of the comparison of benefits 
        and costs of the proposed organizational structure;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) the extent to which the organizational 
        justification submitted pursuant to subsections (a)(1) and 
        (b)(1) fully assesses, documents, and addresses any potential 
        problems that could result from any proposed organizational 
        realignment;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) the extent to which the organizational 
        justification identifies specific deficiencies in operations 
        resulting from the existing organizational structure of the 
        Department and an explanation of how any proposed realignment 
        will address such deficiencies;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) the extent to which the Department solicited 
        and incorporated the feedback of its workforce in the proposed 
        organizational structure; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) the extent to which the Department conducted 
        and incorporated stakeholder outreach in developing the 
        proposed organizational structure.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1120. ACTIVITIES RELATED TO CHILDREN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Paragraph (6) of subsection (c) of section 708 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 349(c)), as redesignated by 
section 410 of this Act, is amended by inserting ``, including feedback 
from organizations representing the needs of children,'' after 
``stakeholder feedback''.</DELETED>

    <DELETED>Subtitle B--Human Resources and Other Matters</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1131. CHIEF HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICER 
              RESPONSIBILITIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 704 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 
344) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by inserting ``, including 
                        with respect to leader development and employee 
                        engagement,'' after ``policies'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``and in line'' 
                        and inserting ``, in line''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) by inserting ``and informed 
                        by best practices within the Federal government 
                        and the private sector,'' after 
                        ``priorities,'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking 
                ``develop performance measures to provide a basis for 
                monitoring and evaluating'' and inserting ``evaluate, 
                on an ongoing basis,'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``that, 
                to the extent practicable, are informed by employee 
                feedback,'' after ``policies'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in paragraph (4), by inserting 
                ``including leader development and employee engagement 
                programs,'' before ``in coordination'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) in paragraph (5), by inserting before 
                the semicolon at the end the following: ``that is 
                informed by an assessment, carried out by the Chief 
                Human Capital Officer, of the learning and 
                developmental needs of employees in supervisory and 
                non-supervisory roles across the Department and 
                appropriate workforce planning initiatives'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) by redesignating paragraphs (9) and 
                (10) as paragraphs (11) and (12), respectively; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (G) by inserting after paragraph (8) the 
                following new paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) maintain a catalogue of available employee 
        development opportunities, including the Homeland Security 
        Rotation Program pursuant to section 844, departmental 
        leadership development programs, interagency development 
        programs, and other rotational programs;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) ensure that employee discipline and adverse 
        action programs comply with the requirements of all pertinent 
        laws, rules, regulations, and Federal guidance, and ensure due 
        process for employees;'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e) as 
        subsections (e) and (f), respectively;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by inserting after subsection (c) the 
        following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Chief Learning and Engagement Officer.--The Chief 
Human Capital Officer may designate an employee of the Department to 
serve as a Chief Learning and Engagement Officer to assist the Chief 
Human Capital Officer in carrying out this section.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (e), as so redesignated--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by redesignating paragraphs (2), (3), 
                and (4) as paragraphs (5), (6), and (7), respectively; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by inserting after paragraph (1) the 
                following new paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) information on employee development 
        opportunities catalogued pursuant to paragraph (9) of 
        subsection (b) and any available data on participation rates, 
        attrition rates, and impacts on retention and employee 
        satisfaction;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) information on the progress of Department-
        wide strategic workforce planning efforts as determined under 
        paragraph (2) of subsection (b);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) information on the activities of the 
        steering committee established pursuant to section 710(a), 
        including the number of meeting, types of materials developed 
        and distributed, and recommendations made to the 
        Secretary;''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1132. EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT STEERING COMMITTEE AND ACTION 
              PLAN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 714. EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Steering Committee.--Not later than 120 days after 
the date of the enactment of this section, the Secretary shall 
establish an employee engagement steering committee, including 
representatives from operational components, headquarters, and field 
personnel, including supervisory and non-supervisory personnel, and 
employee labor organizations that represent Department employees, and 
chaired by the Under Secretary for Management, to carry out the 
following activities:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Identify factors that have a negative impact 
        on employee engagement, morale, and communications within the 
        Department, such as perceptions about limitations on career 
        progression, mobility, or development opportunities, collected 
        through employee feedback platforms, including through annual 
        employee surveys, questionnaires, and other communications, as 
        appropriate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Identify, develop, and distribute 
        initiatives and best practices to improve employee engagement, 
        morale, and communications within the Department, including 
        through annual employee surveys, questionnaires, and other 
        communications, as appropriate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Monitor efforts of each component to address 
        employee engagement, morale, and communications based on 
        employee feedback provided through annual employee surveys, 
        questionnaires, and other communications, as 
        appropriate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Advise the Secretary on efforts to improve 
        employee engagement, morale, and communications within specific 
        components and across the Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Conduct regular meetings and report, not 
        less than once per quarter, to the Under Secretary for 
        Management, the head of each component, and the Secretary on 
        Department-wide efforts to improve employee engagement, morale, 
        and communications.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Action Plan; Reporting.--The Secretary, acting 
through the Chief Human Capital Officer, shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) not later than 120 days after the date of 
        the establishment of the steering committee under subsection 
        (a), issue a Department-wide employee engagement action plan, 
        reflecting input from the employee engagement steering 
        committee established pursuant to subsection (a) and employee 
        feedback provided through annual employee surveys, 
        questionnaires, and other communications in accordance with 
        paragraph (1) of such subsection, to execute strategies to 
        improve employee engagement, morale, and communications within 
        the Department; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) require the head of each component to--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) develop and implement a component-
                specific employee engagement plan to advance the action 
                plan required under paragraph (1) that includes 
                performance measures and objectives, is informed by 
                employee feedback provided through annual employee 
                surveys, questionnaires, and other communications, as 
                appropriate, and sets forth how employees and, where 
                applicable, their labor representatives are to be 
                integrated in developing programs and 
                initiatives;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) monitor progress on implementation 
                of such action plan; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) provide to the Chief Human Capital 
                Officer and the steering committee quarterly reports on 
                actions planned and progress made under this 
                paragraph.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Termination.--This section shall terminate on the 
date that is five years after the date of the enactment of this 
section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item related to section 713, as added by this Act, the following 
new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 714. Employee engagement.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Submissions to Congress.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Department-wide employee engagement action 
        plan.--The Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through the 
        Chief Human Capital Officer of the Department of Homeland 
        Security, shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of 
        the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate the Department-
        wide employee engagement action plan required under subsection 
        (b)(1) of section 714 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (as 
        added by subsection (a) of this section) not later than 30 days 
        after the issuance of such plan under such subsection 
        (b)(1).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Component-specific employee engagement 
        plans.--Each head of a component of the Department of Homeland 
        Security shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of 
        the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate the component-
        specific employee engagement plan of each such component 
        required under subsection (b)(2) of section 714 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002 (as added by subsection (a) of this 
        section) not later than 30 days after the issuance of each such 
        plan under such subsection (b)(2).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1133. ANNUAL EMPLOYEE AWARD PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is further amended 
by adding at the end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 715. ANNUAL EMPLOYEE AWARD PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary may establish an annual 
employee award program to recognize Department employees or groups of 
employees for significant contributions to the achievement of the 
Department's goals and missions. If such a program is established, the 
Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) establish within such program categories of 
        awards, each with specific criteria, that emphasizes honoring 
        employees who are at the non-supervisory level;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) publicize within the Department how any 
        employee or group of employees may be nominated for an 
        award;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) establish an internal review board comprised 
        of representatives from Department components, headquarters, 
        and field personnel to submit to the Secretary award 
        recommendations regarding specific employees or groups of 
        employees;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) select recipients from the pool of nominees 
        submitted by the internal review board under paragraph (3) and 
        convene a ceremony at which employees or groups of employees 
        receive such awards from the Secretary; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) publicize such program within the 
        Department.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Internal Review Board.--The internal review board 
described in subsection (a)(3) shall, when carrying out its function 
under such subsection, consult with representatives from operational 
components and headquarters, including supervisory and non-supervisory 
personnel, and employee labor organizations that represent Department 
employees.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this section may 
be construed to authorize additional funds to carry out the 
requirements of this section or to require the Secretary to provide 
monetary bonuses to recipients of an award under this 
section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended this Act, is 
further amended by inserting after the item relating to section 714 the 
following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 715. Annual employee award program.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1134. INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION AND IMPLEMENTATION 
              PLAN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 120 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act or the issuance of a report by the Inspector 
General of the Department of Homeland Security on the extent to which 
the Department has an equitable and consistent disciplinary process, 
whichever is later, but in no case later than one year after such date 
of enactment, the Comptroller General of the United States shall 
utilize, if available, such report and investigate whether the 
application of discipline and adverse actions are administered in an 
equitable and consistent manner that results in the same or 
substantially similar disciplinary outcomes across the Department for 
misconduct by a non-supervisory or supervisor employee who engaged in 
the same or substantially similar misconduct.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Consultation.--In carrying out the investigation 
described in subsection (a), the Comptroller General of the United 
States shall consult with the employee engagement steering committee 
established pursuant to subsection (b)(1) of section 714 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (as added by this Act).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Action by Under Secretary for Management.--Upon 
completion of the investigation described in subsection (a), the Under 
Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security shall 
review the findings and recommendations of such investigation and 
implement a plan, in consultation with the employee engagement steering 
committee established pursuant to subsection (b)(1) of section 714 of 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002, to correct any relevant deficiencies 
identified by the Comptroller General of the United States. The Under 
Secretary for Management shall direct the employee engagement steering 
committee to review such plan to inform committee activities and action 
plans authorized under such section 714.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1135. TIMELY GUIDANCE TO DHS PERSONNEL REGARDING 
              EXECUTIVE ORDERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 is further amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 716. TIMELY GUIDANCE TO PERSONNEL REGARDING EXECUTIVE 
              ORDERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``To the maximum extent practicable, before any Executive 
order affecting Department functions, programs, or operations takes 
effect, the Secretary, in coordination with the heads of relevant 
Department components and offices, shall make every effort to, as 
expeditiously as possible, provide to relevant Department personnel 
written guidance regarding how such Executive order is to be 
implemented.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is further amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 715, as added by this Act, the following new 
item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 716. Timely guidance to personnel regarding Executive 
                            orders.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1136. SECRETARY'S RESPONSIBILITIES REGARDING ELECTION 
              INFRASTRUCTURE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Secretary of Homeland Security shall continue to 
prioritize the provision of assistance, on a voluntary basis, to State 
and local election officials in recognition of the importance of 
election infrastructure to the United States and that its incapacity or 
destruction would have a debilitating impact on national security, and 
that state and non-state adversaries should not compromise election 
infrastructure.</DELETED>

    <DELETED>TITLE II--DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ACQUISITION 
                ACCOUNTABILITY AND EFFICIENCY</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1201. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle D of title VIII of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting before section 831 the 
following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 830. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``In this subtitle:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The term `acquisition' has the meaning given 
        such term in section 131 of title 41, United States 
        Code.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The term `acquisition decision authority' 
        means the authority, held by the Secretary acting through the 
        Deputy Secretary or Under Secretary for Management to--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) ensure compliance with Federal law, 
                the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and Department 
                acquisition management directives;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) review (including approving, 
                pausing, modifying, or canceling) an acquisition 
                program through the life cycle of such 
                program;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) ensure that acquisition program 
                managers have the resources necessary to successfully 
                execute an approved acquisition program;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) ensure good acquisition program 
                management of cost, schedule, risk, and system 
                performance of the acquisition program at issue, 
                including assessing acquisition program baseline 
                breaches and directing any corrective action for such 
                breaches; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) ensure that acquisition program 
                managers, on an ongoing basis, monitor cost, schedule, 
                and performance against established baselines and use 
                tools to assess risks to an acquisition program at all 
                phases of the life cycle of such program to avoid and 
                mitigate acquisition program baseline 
                breaches.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) The term `acquisition decision event' means, 
        with respect to an acquisition program, a predetermined point 
        within each of the acquisition phases at which the acquisition 
        decision authority determines whether such acquisition program 
        shall proceed to the next acquisition phase.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) The term `acquisition decision memorandum' 
        means, with respect to an acquisition, the official acquisition 
        decision event record that includes a documented record of 
        decisions, exit criteria, and assigned actions for such 
        acquisition, as determined by the person exercising acquisition 
        decision authority for such acquisition.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) The term `acquisition program' means the 
        process by which the Department acquires, with any appropriated 
        amounts, by contract for purchase or lease, property or 
        services (including construction) that support the missions and 
        goals of the Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) The term `acquisition program baseline', 
        with respect to an acquisition program, means a summary of the 
        cost, schedule, and performance parameters, expressed in 
        standard, measurable, quantitative terms, which must be met in 
        order to accomplish the goals of such program.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) The term `best practices', with respect to 
        acquisition, means a knowledge-based approach to capability 
        development that includes--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) identifying and validating 
                needs;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) assessing alternatives to select the 
                most appropriate solution;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) clearly establishing well-defined 
                requirements;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) developing realistic cost 
                assessments and schedules;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) securing stable funding that matches 
                resources to requirements;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) demonstrating technology, design, 
                and manufacturing maturity;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) using milestones and exit criteria 
                or specific accomplishments that demonstrate 
                progress;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) adopting and executing standardized 
                processes with known success across programs;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) establishing an adequate workforce 
                that is qualified and sufficient to perform necessary 
                functions; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) integrating the capabilities 
                described in subparagraphs (A) through (I) into the 
                Department's mission and business operations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) The term `breach', with respect to a major 
        acquisition program, means a failure to meet any cost, 
        schedule, or performance threshold specified in the most 
        recently approved acquisition program baseline.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) The term `congressional homeland security 
        committees' means--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Committee on Homeland Security 
                of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
                Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
                Senate; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the Committee on Appropriations of 
                the House of Representatives and of the 
                Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) The term `Component Acquisition Executive' 
        means the senior acquisition official within a component who is 
        designated in writing by the Under Secretary for Management, in 
        consultation with the component head, with authority and 
        responsibility for leading a process and staff to provide 
        acquisition and program management oversight, policy, and 
        guidance to ensure that statutory, regulatory, and higher level 
        policy requirements are fulfilled, including compliance with 
        Federal law, the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and Department 
        acquisition management directives established by the Under 
        Secretary for Management.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) The term `life cycle cost' means the total 
        ownership cost of an acquisition, including all relevant costs 
        related to acquiring, owning, operating, maintaining, and 
        disposing of the system, project, or product over a specified 
        period of time.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(12) The term `major acquisition program' means 
        a Department acquisition program that is estimated by the 
        Secretary to require an eventual total expenditure of at least 
        $300,000,000 (based on fiscal year 2017 constant dollars) over 
        its life cycle cost.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is further amended by inserting before the item 
relating to section 831 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``830. Definitions.''.

         <DELETED>Subtitle A--Acquisition Authorities</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1211. ACQUISITION AUTHORITIES FOR UNDER SECRETARY FOR 
              MANAGEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND 
              SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 701 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 
341) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)(2), by inserting ``and 
        acquisition management'' after ``procurement'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e) as 
        subsections (e) and (f), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by inserting after subsection (c) the 
        following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Acquisition and Related Responsibilities.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Notwithstanding subsection (a) 
        of section 1702 of title 41, United States Code, the Under 
        Secretary for Management is the Chief Acquisition Officer of 
        the Department. As Chief Acquisition Officer, the Under 
        Secretary shall have the authorities and perform the functions 
        specified in subsection (b) of such section and shall perform 
        all other functions and responsibilities delegated by the 
        Secretary or described in this subsection.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Functions and responsibilities.--In addition 
        to the authorities and functions specified in section 1702(b) 
        of title 41, United States Code, the functions and 
        responsibilities of the Under Secretary for Management related 
        to acquisition include the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Advising the Secretary regarding 
                acquisition management activities, taking into account 
                risks of failure to achieve cost, schedule, or 
                performance parameters, to ensure that the Department 
                achieves its mission through the adoption of widely 
                accepted program management best practices and 
                standards and, where appropriate, acquisition 
                innovation best practices.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Leading the acquisition oversight 
                body of the Department, the Acquisition Review Board, 
                and exercising the acquisition decision authority to 
                approve, pause, modify (including the rescission of 
                approvals of program milestones), or cancel major 
                acquisition programs, unless the Under Secretary 
                delegates such authority to a Component Acquisition 
                Executive pursuant to paragraph (3).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Establishing policies for 
                acquisition that implement an approach that takes into 
                account risks of failure to achieve cost, schedule, or 
                performance parameters that all components of the 
                Department shall comply with, including outlining 
                relevant authorities for program managers to 
                effectively manage acquisition programs.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Ensuring that each major acquisition 
                program has a Department-approved acquisition program 
                baseline, pursuant to the Department's acquisition 
                management policy.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) Ensuring that the heads of 
                components and Component Acquisition Executives comply 
                with Federal law, the Federal Acquisition Regulation, 
                and Department acquisition management 
                directives.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) Providing additional scrutiny and 
                oversight for an acquisition that is not a major 
                acquisition if--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the acquisition is for a 
                        program that is important to departmental 
                        strategic and performance plans;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the acquisition is for a 
                        program with significant program or policy 
                        implications; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the Secretary determines 
                        that such scrutiny and oversight for the 
                        acquisition is proper and necessary.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) Ensuring that grants and financial 
                assistance are provided only to individuals and 
                organizations that are not suspended or 
                debarred.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) Distributing guidance throughout the 
                Department to ensure that contractors involved in 
                acquisitions, particularly contractors that access the 
                Department's information systems and technologies, 
                adhere to relevant Department policies related to 
                physical and information security as identified by the 
                Under Secretary for Management.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) Overseeing the Component Acquisition 
                Executive organizational structure to ensure Component 
                Acquisition Executives have sufficient capabilities and 
                comply with Department acquisition policies.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) Ensuring acquisition decision 
                memoranda adequately document decisions made at 
                acquisition decision events, including any affirmative 
                determination of contractor responsibility at the down 
                selection phase and any other significant procurement 
                decisions related to the acquisition at 
                issue.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Delegation of acquisition decision 
        authority.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Level 3 acquisitions.--The Under 
                Secretary for Management may delegate acquisition 
                decision authority in writing to the relevant Component 
                Acquisition Executive for an acquisition program that 
                has a life cycle cost estimate of less than 
                $300,000,000.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Level 2 acquisitions.--The Under 
                Secretary for Management may delegate acquisition 
                decision authority in writing to the relevant Component 
                Acquisition Executive for a major acquisition program 
                that has a life cycle cost estimate of at least 
                $300,000,000 but not more than $1,000,000,000 if all of 
                the following requirements are met:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) The component concerned 
                        possesses working policies, processes, and 
                        procedures that are consistent with Department-
                        level acquisition policy.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) The Component Acquisition 
                        Executive concerned has adequate, experienced, 
                        and dedicated professional employees with 
                        program management training, as applicable, 
                        commensurate with the size of the acquisition 
                        programs and related activities delegated to 
                        such Component Acquisition Executive by the 
                        Under Secretary for Management.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) Each major acquisition 
                        program concerned has written documentation 
                        showing that it has a Department-approved 
                        acquisition program baseline and it is meeting 
                        agreed-upon cost, schedule, and performance 
                        thresholds.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Relationship to under secretary for science 
        and technology.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--Nothing in this 
                subsection shall diminish the authority granted to the 
                Under Secretary for Science and Technology under this 
                Act. The Under Secretary for Management and the Under 
                Secretary for Science and Technology shall cooperate in 
                matters related to the coordination of acquisitions 
                across the Department so that investments of the 
                Directorate of Science and Technology are able to 
                support current and future requirements of the 
                components of the Department.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Operational testing and 
                evaluation.--The Under Secretary for Science and 
                Technology shall--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) ensure, in coordination with 
                        relevant component heads, that major 
                        acquisition programs--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) complete operational 
                                testing and evaluation of technologies 
                                and systems;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) use independent 
                                verification and validation of 
                                operational test and evaluation 
                                implementation and results; 
                                and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(III) document whether 
                                such programs meet all performance 
                                requirements included in their 
                                acquisition program 
                                baselines;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) ensure that such 
                        operational testing and evaluation includes all 
                        system components and incorporates operators 
                        into the testing to ensure that systems perform 
                        as intended in the appropriate operational 
                        setting; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) determine if testing 
                        conducted by other Federal agencies and private 
                        entities is relevant and sufficient in 
                        determining whether systems perform as intended 
                        in the operational setting.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Definitions.--In this subsection, the terms 
        `acquisition', `best practices', `acquisition decision 
        authority', `major acquisition program', `acquisition program 
        baseline', and `Component Acquisition Executive' have the 
        meanings given such terms in section 830.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1212. ACQUISITION AUTHORITIES FOR CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER 
              OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Paragraph (2) of section 702(b) of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 342(b)) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new subparagraph:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) Oversee the costs of acquisition 
                programs and related activities to ensure that actual 
                and planned costs are in accordance with budget 
                estimates and are affordable, or can be adequately 
                funded, over the life cycle of such programs and 
                activities.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1213. ACQUISITION AUTHORITIES FOR CHIEF INFORMATION 
              OFFICER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 703 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 
343), as amended by this Act, is further amended by adding at the end 
the following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Acquisition Responsibilities.--The acquisition 
responsibilities of the Chief Information Officer shall include the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Oversee the management of the Homeland 
        Security Enterprise Architecture and ensure that, before each 
        acquisition decision event (as such term is defined in section 
        830), approved information technology acquisitions comply with 
        departmental information technology management processes, 
        technical requirements, and the Homeland Security Enterprise 
        Architecture, and in any case in which information technology 
        acquisitions do not comply with the Department's management 
        directives, make recommendations to the Acquisition Review 
        Board regarding such noncompliance.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Be responsible for providing recommendations 
        to the Acquisition Review Board regarding information 
        technology programs, and be responsible for developing 
        information technology acquisition strategic 
        guidance.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1214. ACQUISITION AUTHORITIES FOR PROGRAM ACCOUNTABILITY 
              AND RISK MANAGEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.) is further amended by adding at the end the 
following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 717. ACQUISITION AUTHORITIES FOR PROGRAM ACCOUNTABILITY 
              AND RISK MANAGEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment of Office.--There is in the Management 
Directorate of the Department an office to be known as `Program 
Accountability and Risk Management'. The purpose of the office is to--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) provide consistent accountability, 
        standardization, and transparency of major acquisition programs 
        of the Department; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) serve as the central oversight function for 
        all Department acquisition programs.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Responsibilities of Executive Director.--The Program 
Accountability and Risk Management shall be led by an Executive 
Director to oversee the requirement under subsection (a). The Executive 
Director shall report directly to the Under Secretary for Management, 
and shall carry out the following responsibilities:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Monitor regularly the performance of 
        Department acquisition programs between acquisition decision 
        events to identify problems with cost, performance, or schedule 
        that components may need to address to prevent cost overruns, 
        performance issues, or schedule delays.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Assist the Under Secretary for Management in 
        managing the acquisition programs and related activities of the 
        Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Conduct oversight of individual acquisition 
        programs to implement Department acquisition program policy, 
        procedures, and guidance with a priority on ensuring the data 
        the office collects and maintains from Department components is 
        accurate and reliable.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Serve as the focal point and coordinator for 
        the acquisition life cycle review process and as the executive 
        secretariat for the Acquisition Review Board.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Advise the persons having acquisition 
        decision authority in making acquisition decisions consistent 
        with all applicable laws and in establishing clear lines of 
        authority, accountability, and responsibility for acquisition 
        decision making within the Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Engage in the strategic planning and 
        performance evaluation process required under section 306 of 
        title 5, United States Code, and sections 1105(a)(28), 1115, 
        1116, and 9703 of title 31, United States Code, by supporting 
        the Chief Procurement Officer in developing strategies and 
        specific plans for hiring, training, and professional 
        development in order to rectify any deficiency within the 
        Department's acquisition workforce.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) Develop standardized certification standards 
        in consultation with the Component Acquisition Executives for 
        all acquisition program managers.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) In the event that a certification or action 
        of an acquisition program manager needs review for purposes of 
        promotion or removal, provide input, in consultation with the 
        relevant Component Acquisition Executive, into the performance 
        evaluation of the relevant acquisition program manager and 
        report positive or negative experiences to the relevant 
        certifying authority.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) Provide technical support and assistance to 
        Department acquisitions and acquisition personnel in 
        conjunction with the Chief Procurement Officer.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) Prepare the Comprehensive Acquisition 
        Status Report for the Department, as required by title I of 
        division D of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public 
        Law 114-113), and make such report available to the 
        congressional homeland security committees.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Responsibilities of Components.--Each head of a 
component shall comply with Federal law, the Federal Acquisition 
Regulation, and Department acquisition management directives 
established by the Under Secretary for Management. For each major 
acquisition program, each head of a component shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) define baseline requirements and document 
        changes to such requirements, as appropriate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) establish a complete life cycle cost 
        estimate with supporting documentation, including an 
        acquisition program baseline;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) verify each life cycle cost estimate against 
        independent cost estimates, and reconcile any 
        differences;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) complete a cost-benefit analysis with 
        supporting documentation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) develop and maintain a schedule that is 
        consistent with scheduling best practices as identified by the 
        Comptroller General of the United States, including, in 
        appropriate cases, an integrated master schedule; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) ensure that all acquisition program 
        information provided by the component is complete, accurate, 
        timely, and valid.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Congressional Homeland Security Committees 
Defined.--In this section, the term `congressional homeland security 
committees' means--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
        House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security 
        and Governmental Affairs of the Senate; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Committee on Appropriations of the House 
        of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations of the 
        Senate.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 718. ACQUISITION DOCUMENTATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--For each major acquisition program, the 
Executive Director responsible for the preparation of the Comprehensive 
Acquisition Status Report, pursuant to paragraph (11) of section 
710(b), shall require certain acquisition documentation to be submitted 
by Department components or offices.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Waiver.--The Secretary may waive the requirement for 
submission under subsection (a) for a program for a fiscal year if 
either--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the program has not--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) entered the full rate production 
                phase in the acquisition life cycle;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) had a reasonable cost estimate 
                established; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) had a system configuration defined 
                fully; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the program does not meet the definition of 
        `capital asset', as defined by the Director of the Office of 
        Management and Budget.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Congressional Oversight.--At the same time the 
President's budget is submitted for a fiscal year under section 1105(a) 
of title 31, United States Code, the Secretary shall submit to the 
Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate 
information on the exercise of authority under subsection (b) in the 
prior fiscal year that includes the following specific information 
regarding each program for which a waiver is issued under subsection 
(b):</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The grounds for granting a waiver for that 
        program.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The projected cost of that 
        program.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) The proportion of a component's annual 
        acquisition budget attributed to that program, as 
        available.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Information on the significance of the 
        program with respect to the component's operations and 
        execution of its mission.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is further amended by 
inserting after the item relating to section 716, as added by this Act, 
the following new items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 717. Acquisition authorities for Program Accountability 
                            and Risk Management.
<DELETED>``Sec. 718. Acquisition documentation.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1215. ACQUISITION INNOVATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.) as amended by this Act, is further amended 
by adding at the end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 719. ACQUISITION INNOVATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``The Under Secretary for Management may--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) designate an individual within the 
        Department to manage acquisition innovation efforts of the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) test emerging acquisition best practices to 
        carrying out acquisitions, consistent with the Federal 
        Acquisition Regulation and Department acquisition management 
        directives, as appropriate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) develop and distribute best practices and 
        lessons learned regarding acquisition innovation throughout the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) establish metrics to measure the 
        effectiveness of acquisition innovation efforts with respect to 
        cost, operational efficiency of the acquisition program 
        (including timeframes for executing contracts), and 
        collaboration with the private sector, including small 
        businesses; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) determine impacts of acquisition innovation 
        efforts on the private sector by--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) engaging with the private sector, 
                including small businesses, to provide information and 
                obtain feedback on procurement practices and 
                acquisition innovation efforts of the 
                Department;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) obtaining feedback from the private 
                sector on the impact of acquisition innovation efforts 
                of the Department; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) incorporating such feedback, as 
                appropriate, into future acquisition innovation efforts 
                of the Department.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 718, as added by this Act, the following 
new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 719. Acquisition innovation.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Information.--Not later than 90 days after the date on 
which the Secretary of Homeland Security submits the annual budget 
justification for the Department of Homeland Security for each of 
fiscal years 2019 through 2023, the Secretary shall, if appropriate, 
provide information to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House 
of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
Governmental Affairs of the Senate on the activities undertaken in the 
previous fiscal year in furtherance of section 719 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002, as added by subsection (a), on the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Emerging acquisition best practices that were 
        tested within the Department during such fiscal year.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Efforts to distribute best practices and 
        lessons learned within the Department, including through web-
        based seminars, training, and forums, during such fiscal 
        year.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Utilization by components throughout the 
        Department of best practices distributed by the Under Secretary 
        of Management pursuant to paragraph (3) of such section 
        719.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Performance as measured by the metrics 
        established under paragraph (4) of such section 719.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Outcomes of efforts to distribute best 
        practices and lessons learned within the Department, including 
        through web-based seminars, training, and forums.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) Any impacts of the utilization of innovative 
        acquisition mechanisms by the Department on the private sector, 
        including small businesses.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) The criteria used to identify specific 
        acquisition programs or activities to be included in 
        acquisition innovation efforts and the outcomes of such 
        programs or activities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) Recommendations, as necessary, to enhance 
        acquisition innovation in the Department.</DELETED>

          <DELETED>Subtitle B--Acquisition Program Management 
                          Discipline</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1221. ACQUISITION REVIEW BOARD.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle D of title VIII of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 391 et seq.) is amended by adding at the 
end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 836. ACQUISITION REVIEW BOARD.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall establish an 
Acquisition Review Board (in this section referred to as the `Board') 
to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) strengthen accountability and uniformity 
        within the Department acquisition review process;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) review major acquisition programs; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) review the use of best practices.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Composition.--The Under Secretary for Management 
shall serve as chair of the Board. The Secretary shall also ensure 
participation by other relevant Department officials, including at 
least two component heads or their designees, as permanent members of 
the Board.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Meetings.--The Board shall meet regularly for 
purposes of ensuring all acquisitions processes proceed in a timely 
fashion to achieve mission readiness. The Board shall convene at the 
discretion of the Secretary and at any time--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) a major acquisition program--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) requires authorization to proceed 
                from one acquisition decision event to another 
                throughout the acquisition life cycle;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) is in breach of its approved 
                requirements; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) requires additional review, as 
                determined by the Under Secretary for Management; 
                or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) a non-major acquisition program requires 
        review, as determined by the Under Secretary for 
        Management.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Responsibilities.--The responsibilities of the Board 
are as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Determine whether a proposed acquisition has 
        met the requirements of key phases of the acquisition life 
        cycle framework and is able to proceed to the next phase and 
        eventual full production and deployment.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Oversee whether a proposed acquisition's 
        business strategy, resources, management, and accountability is 
        executable and is aligned to strategic initiatives.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Support the person with acquisition decision 
        authority for an acquisition in determining the appropriate 
        direction for such acquisition at key acquisition decision 
        events.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Conduct systematic reviews of acquisitions 
        to ensure that such acquisitions are progressing in compliance 
        with the approved documents for their current acquisition 
        phases.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Review the acquisition documents of each 
        major acquisition program, including the acquisition program 
        baseline and documentation reflecting consideration of 
        tradeoffs among cost, schedule, and performance objectives, to 
        ensure the reliability of underlying data.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Ensure that practices are adopted and 
        implemented to require consideration of trade-offs among cost, 
        schedule, and performance objectives as part of the process for 
        developing requirements for major acquisition programs prior to 
        the initiation of the second acquisition decision event, 
        including, at a minimum, the following practices:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Department officials responsible for 
                acquisition, budget, and cost estimating functions are 
                provided with the appropriate opportunity to develop 
                estimates and raise cost and schedule matters before 
                performance objectives are established for capabilities 
                when feasible.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Full consideration is given to 
                possible trade-offs among cost, schedule, and 
                performance objectives for each alternative.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Acquisition Program Baseline Report Requirement.--If 
the person exercising acquisition decision authority over a major 
acquisition program approves such program to proceed into the planning 
phase before such program has a Department-approved acquisition program 
baseline, the Under Secretary for Management shall create and approve 
an acquisition program baseline report regarding such approval, and the 
Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) within seven days after an acquisition 
        decision memorandum is signed, notify in writing the Committee 
        on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the 
        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
        Senate of such decision; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) within 60 days after the acquisition 
        decision memorandum is signed, submit to such committees a 
        report stating the rationale for such decision and a plan of 
        action to require an acquisition program baseline for such 
        program.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Report.--The Under Secretary for Management shall 
provide information to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House 
of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
Governmental Affairs of the Senate on an annual basis through fiscal 
year 2022 on the activities of the Board for the prior fiscal year that 
includes information relating to the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) For each meeting of the Board, any 
        acquisition decision memoranda.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Results of the systematic reviews conducted 
        pursuant to paragraph (4) of subsection (d).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Results of acquisition document reviews 
        required pursuant to paragraph (5) of subsection (d).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Activities to ensure that practices are 
        adopted and implemented throughout the Department pursuant to 
        paragraph (6) of subsection (d).''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.) is 
further amended by adding after the item relating to section 835 the 
following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 836. Acquisition Review Board.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1222. REQUIREMENTS TO REDUCE DUPLICATION IN ACQUISITION 
              PROGRAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle D of title VIII of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 391 et seq.) is further amended by 
adding at the end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 837. REQUIREMENTS TO REDUCE DUPLICATION IN ACQUISITION 
              PROGRAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Requirement to Establish Policies.--In an effort to 
reduce unnecessary duplication and inefficiency for all Department 
investments, including major acquisition programs, the Deputy 
Secretary, in consultation with the Under Secretary for Management, 
shall establish Department-wide policies to integrate all phases of the 
investment life cycle and help the Department identify, validate, and 
prioritize common component requirements for major acquisition programs 
in order to increase opportunities for effectiveness and efficiencies. 
The policies shall also include strategic alternatives for developing 
and facilitating a Department component-driven requirements process 
that includes oversight of a development test and evaluation 
capability; identification of priority gaps and overlaps in Department 
capability needs; and provision of feasible technical alternatives, 
including innovative commercially available alternatives, to meet 
capability needs.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Mechanisms to Carry Out Requirement.--The Under 
Secretary for Management shall coordinate the actions necessary to 
carry out subsection (a), using such mechanisms as considered necessary 
by the Secretary to help the Department reduce unnecessary duplication 
and inefficiency for all Department investments, including major 
acquisition programs.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Coordination.--In coordinating the actions necessary 
to carry out subsection (a), the Deputy Secretary shall consult with 
the Under Secretary for Management, Component Acquisition Executives, 
and any other Department officials, including the Under Secretary for 
Science and Technology or his designee, with specific knowledge of 
Department or component acquisition capabilities to prevent unnecessary 
duplication of requirements.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Advisors.--The Deputy Secretary, in consultation 
with the Under Secretary for Management, shall seek and consider input 
within legal and ethical boundaries from members of Federal, State, 
local, and tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, and the private 
sector, as appropriate, on matters within their authority and expertise 
in carrying out the Department's mission.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Meetings.--The Deputy Secretary, in consultation 
with the Under Secretary for Management, shall meet at least quarterly 
and communicate with components often to ensure that components do not 
overlap or duplicate spending or activities on major investments and 
acquisition programs within their areas of responsibility.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Responsibilities.--In carrying out this section, the 
responsibilities of the Deputy Secretary, in consultation with the 
Under Secretary for Management, are as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) To review and validate the requirements 
        documents of major investments and acquisition programs prior 
        to acquisition decision events of the investments or 
        programs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) To ensure the requirements and scope of a 
        major investment or acquisition program are stable, measurable, 
        achievable, at an acceptable risk level, and match the 
        resources planned to be available.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Before any entity of the Department issues a 
        solicitation for a new contract, coordinate with other 
        Department entities as appropriate to prevent unnecessary 
        duplication and inefficiency and--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) to implement portfolio reviews to 
                identify common mission requirements and crosscutting 
                opportunities among components to harmonize investments 
                and requirements and prevent unnecessary overlap and 
                duplication among components; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) to the extent practicable, to 
                standardize equipment purchases, streamline the 
                acquisition process, improve efficiencies, and conduct 
                best practices for strategic sourcing.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) To ensure program managers of major 
        investments and acquisition programs conduct analyses, giving 
        particular attention to factors such as cost, schedule, risk, 
        performance, and operational efficiency in order to determine 
        that programs work as intended within cost and budget 
        expectations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) To propose schedules for delivery of the 
        operational capability needed to meet each Department 
        investment and major acquisition program.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.) is 
further amended by adding after the item relating to section 836, as 
added by this Act, the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 837. Requirements to reduce duplication in acquisition 
                            programs.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1223. DEPARTMENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle H of title VIII of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 is amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 890B. DEPARTMENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Department Leadership Council.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--The Secretary may establish 
        a Department leadership council as the Secretary determines 
        necessary to ensure coordination and improve programs and 
        activities of the Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Function.--A Department leadership council 
        shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) serve as coordinating 
                forums;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) advise the Secretary and Deputy 
                Secretary on Department strategy, operations, and 
                guidance; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) consider and report on such other 
                matters as the Secretary or Deputy Secretary may 
                direct.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Relationship to other forums.--The Secretary 
        or Deputy Secretary may delegate the authority to direct the 
        implementation of any decision or guidance resulting from the 
        action of a Department leadership council to any office, 
        component, coordinator, or other senior official of the 
        Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Mission.--In addition to other matters 
        assigned to it by the Secretary and Deputy Secretary, a 
        leadership council shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) identify, assess, and validate joint 
                requirements (including existing systems and associated 
                capability gaps) to meet mission needs of the 
                Department;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) ensure that appropriate efficiencies 
                are made among life-cycle cost, schedule, and 
                performance objectives, and procurement quantity 
                objectives, in the establishment and approval of joint 
                requirements; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) make prioritized capability 
                recommendations for the joint requirements validated 
                under subparagraph (A) to the Secretary, the Deputy 
                Secretary, or the chairperson of a Department 
                leadership council designated by the Secretary to 
                review decisions of the leadership council.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Chairperson.--The Secretary shall appoint a 
        chairperson of a leadership council, for a term of not more 
        than 2 years, from among senior officials from components of 
        the Department or other senior officials as designated by the 
        Secretary.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Composition.--A leadership council shall be 
        composed of senior officials representing components of the 
        Department and other senior officials as designated by the 
        Secretary.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) Relationship to future years homeland 
        security program.--The Secretary shall ensure that the Future 
        Years Homeland Security Program required under section 874 is 
        consistent with any recommendations of a leadership council 
        required under paragraph (2)(C), as affirmed by the Secretary, 
        the Deputy Secretary, or the chairperson of a Department 
        leadership council designated by the Secretary under that 
        paragraph.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to 
section 890A the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 890B. Department leadership council.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1224. GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE REVIEW OF BOARD 
              AND OF REQUIREMENTS TO REDUCE DUPLICATION IN ACQUISITION 
              PROGRAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Review Required.--The Comptroller General of the 
United States shall conduct a review of the effectiveness of the 
Acquisition Review Board established under section 836 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (as added by this Act) and the requirements to 
reduce unnecessary duplication in acquisition programs established 
under section 837 of such Act (as added by this Act) in improving the 
Department's acquisition management process.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Scope of Report.--The review shall include the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) An assessment of the effectiveness of the 
        Board in increasing program management oversight, best 
        practices and standards, and discipline among the components of 
        the Department, including in working together and in preventing 
        overlap and unnecessary duplication.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) An assessment of the effectiveness of the 
        Board in instilling program management discipline.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) A statement of how regularly each major 
        acquisition program is reviewed by the Board, how often the 
        Board stops major acquisition programs from moving forward in 
        the phases of the acquisition life cycle process, and the 
        number of major acquisition programs that have been halted 
        because of problems with operational effectiveness, schedule 
        delays, or cost overruns.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) An assessment of the effectiveness of the 
        Board in impacting acquisition decisionmaking within the 
        Department, including the degree to which the Board impacts 
        decision making within other headquarters mechanisms and bodies 
        involved in the administration of acquisition 
        activities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Report Required.--Not later than one year after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General shall submit 
to the congressional homeland security committees a report on the 
review required by this section. The report shall be submitted in 
unclassified form but may include a classified annex.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1225. EXCLUDED PARTY LIST SYSTEM WAIVERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than five days after the issuance of a waiver by 
the Secretary of Homeland Security of Federal requirements that an 
agency not engage in business with a contractor in the Excluded Party 
List System (or successor system) as maintained by the General Services 
Administration, the Secretary shall submit to Congress notice of such 
waiver and an explanation for a finding by the Secretary that a 
compelling reason exists for issuing such waiver.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1226. INSPECTOR GENERAL OVERSIGHT OF SUSPENSION AND 
              DEBARMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Inspector General of the Department of Homeland 
Security shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) conduct audits as determined necessary by the 
        Inspector General regarding grant and procurement awards to 
        identify instances in which a contract or grant was improperly 
        awarded to a suspended or debarred entity and whether 
        corrective actions were taken to prevent recurrence; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) review the suspension and debarment program 
        throughout the Department to assess whether suspension and 
        debarment criteria are consistently applied throughout the 
        Department and whether disparities exist in the application of 
        such criteria, particularly with respect to business size and 
        categories.</DELETED>

<DELETED>Subtitle C--Acquisition Program Management Accountability and 
                         Transparency</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1231. CONGRESSIONAL NOTIFICATION FOR MAJOR ACQUISITION 
              PROGRAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle D of title VIII of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 391 et seq.) is further amended by 
adding at the end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 838. CONGRESSIONAL NOTIFICATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS 
              FOR MAJOR ACQUISITION PROGRAM BREACH.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Requirements Within Department in Event of Breach.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Notifications.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Notification of breach.--If a breach 
                occurs in a major acquisition program, the program 
                manager for such program shall notify the Component 
                Acquisition Executive for such program, the head of the 
                component concerned, the Executive Director of the 
                Program Accountability and Risk Management division, 
                the Under Secretary for Management, and the Deputy 
                Secretary not later than 30 calendar days after such 
                breach is identified.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Notification to secretary.--If a 
                breach occurs in a major acquisition program and such 
                breach results in a cost overrun greater than 15 
                percent, a schedule delay greater than 180 days, or a 
                failure to meet any of the performance thresholds from 
                the cost, schedule, or performance parameters specified 
                in the most recently approved acquisition program 
                baseline for such program, the Component Acquisition 
                Executive for such program shall notify the Secretary 
                and the Inspector General of the Department not later 
                than five business days after the Component Acquisition 
                Executive for such program, the head of the component 
                concerned, the Executive Director of the Program 
                Accountability and Risk Management Division, the Under 
                Secretary for Management, and the Deputy Secretary are 
                notified of the breach pursuant to subparagraph 
                (A).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Remediation plan and root cause analysis.--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--If a breach occurs in a 
                major acquisition program, the program manager for such 
                program shall submit to the head of the component 
                concerned, the Executive Director of the Program 
                Accountability and Risk Management division, and the 
                Under Secretary for Management in writing a remediation 
                plan and root cause analysis relating to such breach 
                and program. Such plan and analysis shall be submitted 
                at a date established at the discretion of the Under 
                Secretary for Management.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Remediation plan.--The remediation 
                plan required under this subparagraph (A) shall--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) explain the circumstances of 
                        the breach at issue;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) provide prior cost 
                        estimating information;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) include a root cause 
                        analysis that determines the underlying cause 
                        or causes of shortcomings in cost, schedule, or 
                        performance of the major acquisition program 
                        with respect to which such breach has occurred, 
                        including the role, if any, of--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(I) unrealistic 
                                performance expectations;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(II) unrealistic 
                                baseline estimates for cost or schedule 
                                or changes in program 
                                requirements;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(III) immature 
                                technologies or excessive manufacturing 
                                or integration risk;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(IV) unanticipated 
                                design, engineering, manufacturing, or 
                                technology integration issues arising 
                                during program performance;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(V) changes to the scope 
                                of such program;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(VI) inadequate program 
                                funding or changes in planned out-year 
                                funding from one 5-year funding plan to 
                                the next 5-year funding plan as 
                                outlined in the Future Years Homeland 
                                Security Program required under section 
                                874;</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(VII) legislative, 
                                legal, or regulatory changes; 
                                or</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    ``(VIII) inadequate 
                                program management personnel, including 
                                lack of sufficient number of staff, 
                                training, credentials, certifications, 
                                or use of best practices;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) propose corrective action 
                        to address cost growth, schedule delays, or 
                        performance issues;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) explain the rationale for 
                        why a proposed corrective action is 
                        recommended; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) in coordination with the 
                        Component Acquisition Executive for such 
                        program, discuss all options considered, 
                        including the estimated impact on cost, 
                        schedule, or performance of such program if no 
                        changes are made to current requirements, the 
                        estimated cost of such program if requirements 
                        are modified, and the extent to which funding 
                        from other programs will need to be reduced to 
                        cover the cost growth of such 
                        program.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Review of corrective actions.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The Under Secretary for 
                Management shall review the remediation plan required 
                under paragraph (2). The Under Secretary may approve 
                such plan or provide an alternative proposed corrective 
                action within 30 days of the submission of such plan 
                under such paragraph.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Submission to congress.--Not later 
                than 30 days after the review required under 
                subparagraph (A) is completed, the Under Secretary for 
                Management shall submit to the congressional homeland 
                security committees the following:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) A copy of the remediation 
                        plan and the root cause analysis required under 
                        paragraph (2).</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) A statement describing the 
                        corrective action or actions that have occurred 
                        pursuant to paragraph (2)(b)(iv) for the major 
                        acquisition program at issue, with a 
                        justification for such action or 
                        actions.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Requirements Relating to Congressional Notification 
if Breach Occurs.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Notification to congress.--If a notification 
        to the Secretary is made under subsection (a)(1)(B) relating to 
        a breach in a major acquisition program, the Under Secretary 
        for Management shall notify the congressional homeland security 
        committees of such breach in the next quarterly Comprehensive 
        Acquisition Status Report, as required by title I of division D 
        of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, (Public Law 114-
        113) following receipt by the Under Secretary of notification 
        under such subsection.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Significant variances in costs or 
        schedule.--If a likely cost overrun is greater than 20 percent 
        or a likely delay is greater than 12 months from the costs and 
        schedule specified in the acquisition program baseline for a 
        major acquisition program, the Under Secretary for Management 
        shall include in the notification required in paragraph (1) a 
        written certification, with supporting explanation, that--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) such program is essential to the 
                accomplishment of the Department's mission;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) there are no alternatives to the 
                capability or asset provided by such program that will 
                provide equal or greater capability in both a more 
                cost-effective and timely manner;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) the new acquisition schedule and 
                estimates for total acquisition cost are reasonable; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) the management structure for such 
                program is adequate to manage and control cost, 
                schedule, and performance.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Congressional Homeland Security Committees 
Defined.--In this section, the term `congressional homeland security 
committees' means--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
        House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security 
        and Governmental Affairs of the Senate; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Committee on Appropriations of the House 
        of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations of the 
        Senate.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 837, as added by this Act, the following 
new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 838. Congressional notification and other requirements 
                            for major acquisition program breach.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1232. MULTIYEAR ACQUISITION STRATEGY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle D of title VIII of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 391 et seq.) is further amended by 
adding at the end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 839. MULTIYEAR ACQUISITION STRATEGY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Required.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Not later than one year after 
        the date of the enactment of this section, the Secretary shall 
        submit to the appropriate congressional committees and the 
        Comptroller General of the United States a multiyear 
        acquisition strategy to guide the overall direction of the 
        acquisitions of the Department while allowing flexibility to 
        deal with ever-changing threats and risks, to keep pace with 
        changes in technology that could impact deliverables, and to 
        help industry better understand, plan, and align resources to 
        meet the future acquisition needs of the Department. Such 
        strategy shall be updated and included in each Future Years 
        Homeland Security Program required under section 874.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Form.--The strategy required under paragraph 
        (1) shall be submitted in unclassified form but may include a 
        classified annex for any sensitive or classified information if 
        necessary. The Secretary shall publish such strategy in an 
        unclassified format that is publicly available.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Consultation.--In developing the strategy required 
under subsection (a), the Secretary shall, as the Secretary determines 
appropriate, consult with headquarters, components, employees in the 
field, and individuals from industry and the academic 
community.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Contents of Strategy.--The strategy shall include 
the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Prioritized list.--A systematic and 
        integrated prioritized list developed by the Under Secretary 
        for Management in coordination with all of the Component 
        Acquisition Executives of Department major acquisition programs 
        that Department and component acquisition investments seek to 
        address, including the expected security and economic benefit 
        of the program or system that is the subject of acquisition and 
        an analysis of how the security and economic benefit derived 
        from such program or system will be measured.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Inventory.--A plan to develop a reliable 
        Department-wide inventory of investments and real property 
        assets to help the Department--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) plan, budget, schedule, and acquire 
                upgrades of its systems and equipment; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) plan for the acquisition and 
                management of future systems and equipment.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Funding gaps.--A plan to address funding 
        gaps between funding requirements for major acquisition 
        programs and known available resources, including, to the 
        maximum extent practicable, ways of leveraging best practices 
        to identify and eliminate overpayment for items to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) prevent wasteful 
                purchasing;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) achieve the greatest level of 
                efficiency and cost savings by rationalizing 
                purchases;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) align pricing for similar items; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) utilize purchase timing and 
                economies of scale.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Identification of capabilities.--An 
        identification of test, evaluation, modeling, and simulation 
        capabilities that will be required to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) support the acquisition of 
                technologies to meet the needs of such 
                strategy;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) leverage to the greatest extent 
                possible emerging technological trends and research and 
                development trends within the public and private 
                sectors; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) identify ways to ensure that 
                appropriate technology is acquired and integrated into 
                the Department's operating doctrine to improve mission 
                performance.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Focus on flexible solutions.--An assessment 
        of ways the Department can improve its ability to test and 
        acquire innovative solutions to allow needed incentives and 
        protections for appropriate risk-taking in order to meet its 
        acquisition needs with resiliency, agility, and responsiveness 
        to assure homeland security and facilitate trade.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Focus on incentives to save taxpayer 
        dollars.--An assessment of ways the Department can develop 
        incentives for program managers and senior Department 
        acquisition officials to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) prevent cost overruns;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) avoid schedule delays; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) achieve cost savings in major 
                acquisition programs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) Focus on addressing delays and bid 
        protests.--An assessment of ways the Department can improve the 
        acquisition process to minimize cost overruns in--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) requirements development;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) procurement announcements;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) requests for proposals;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) evaluation of proposals;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) protests of decisions and awards; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) the use of best practices.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) Focus on improving outreach.--An 
        identification and assessment of ways to increase opportunities 
        for communication and collaboration with industry, small and 
        disadvantaged businesses, intra-government entities, university 
        centers of excellence, accredited certification and standards 
        development organizations, and national laboratories to ensure 
        that the Department understands the market for technologies, 
        products, and innovation that is available to meet its mission 
        needs and to inform the Department's requirements-setting 
        process before engaging in an acquisition, including--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) methods designed especially to 
                engage small and disadvantaged businesses, a cost-
                benefit analysis of the tradeoffs that small and 
                disadvantaged businesses provide, information relating 
                to barriers to entry for small and disadvantaged 
                businesses, and information relating to unique 
                requirements for small and disadvantaged businesses; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) within the Department Vendor 
                Communication Plan and Market Research Guide, 
                instructions for interaction by acquisition program 
                managers with such entities to--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) prevent misinterpretation of 
                        acquisition regulations; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) permit, within legal and 
                        ethical boundaries, interacting with such 
                        entities with transparency.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) Competition.--A plan regarding competition 
        under subsection (d).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) Acquisition workforce.--A plan regarding 
        the Department acquisition workforce under subsection 
        (e).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Competition Plan.--The strategy required under 
subsection (a) shall also include a plan to address actions to ensure 
competition, or the option of competition, for major acquisition 
programs. Such plan may include assessments of the following measures 
in appropriate cases if such measures are cost effective:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Competitive prototyping.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Dual-sourcing.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Unbundling of contracts.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Funding of next-generation prototype systems 
        or subsystems.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Use of modular, open architectures to enable 
        competition for upgrades.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Acquisition of complete technical data 
        packages.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) Periodic competitions for subsystem 
        upgrades.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) Licensing of additional suppliers, including 
        small businesses.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) Periodic system or program reviews to 
        address long-term competitive effects of program 
        decisions.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Acquisition Workforce Plan.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Acquisition workforce.--The strategy 
        required under subsection (a) shall also include a plan to 
        address Department acquisition workforce accountability and 
        talent management that identifies the acquisition workforce 
        needs of each component performing acquisition functions and 
        develops options for filling such needs with qualified 
        individuals, including a cost-benefit analysis of contracting 
        for acquisition assistance.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Additional matters covered.--The acquisition 
        workforce plan under this subsection shall address ways to--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) improve the recruitment, hiring, 
                training, and retention of Department acquisition 
                workforce personnel, including contracting officer's 
                representatives, in order to retain highly qualified 
                individuals who have experience in the acquisition life 
                cycle, complex procurements, and management of large 
                programs;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) empower program managers to have the 
                authority to manage their programs in an accountable 
                and transparent manner as such managers work with the 
                acquisition workforce;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) prevent duplication within 
                Department acquisition workforce training and 
                certification requirements through leveraging already-
                existing training within the Federal Government, 
                academic community, or private industry;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) achieve integration and consistency 
                with Government-wide training and accreditation 
                standards, acquisition training tools, and training 
                facilities;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) designate the acquisition positions 
                that will be necessary to support the Department 
                acquisition requirements, including in the fields of--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) program 
                        management;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) systems 
                        engineering;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) procurement, including 
                        contracting;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) test and 
                        evaluation;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) life cycle 
                        logistics;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) cost estimating and program 
                        financial management; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vii) additional disciplines 
                        appropriate to Department mission 
                        needs;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) strengthen the performance of 
                contracting officers' representatives (as defined in 
                subpart 1.602-2 and subpart 2.101 of the Federal 
                Acquisition Regulation), including by--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) assessing the extent to 
                        which such representatives are certified and 
                        receive training that is appropriate;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) assessing what training is 
                        most effective with respect to the type and 
                        complexity of assignment; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) implementing actions to 
                        improve training based on such assessments; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) identify ways to increase training 
                for relevant investigators and auditors of the 
                Department to examine fraud in major acquisition 
                programs, including identifying opportunities to 
                leverage existing Government and private sector 
                resources in coordination with the Inspector General of 
                the Department.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 838, as added by this Act, the following 
new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 839. Multiyear acquisition strategy.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Government Accountability Office Review of Multi-year 
Acquisition Strategy.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Review.--After submission of the first 
        multiyear acquisition strategy in accordance with section 839 
        of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as added by subsection 
        (a), after the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
        Comptroller General of the United States shall conduct a review 
        of such plan within 180 days to analyze the viability of such 
        plan's effectiveness in the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Complying with the requirements of 
                such section 839.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Establishing clear connections between 
                Department of Homeland Security objectives and 
                acquisition priorities.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) Demonstrating that Department 
                acquisition policy reflects program management best 
                practices and standards.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) Ensuring competition or the option of 
                competition for major acquisition programs.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) Considering potential cost savings 
                through using already-existing technologies when 
                developing acquisition program requirements.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) Preventing duplication within 
                Department acquisition workforce training requirements 
                through leveraging already-existing training within the 
                Federal Government, academic community, or private 
                industry.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (G) Providing incentives for acquisition 
                program managers to reduce acquisition and procurement 
                costs through the use of best practices and disciplined 
                program management.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Definitions.--The terms ``acquisition'', 
        ``best practices'', and ``major acquisition programs'' have the 
        meaning given such terms in section 830 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002, as added by this Act.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Report.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        completion of the review required by subsection (a), the 
        Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to the 
        Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on 
        Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the 
        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the 
        Committee on Appropriations of the Senate a report on the 
        review. Such report shall be submitted in unclassified form but 
        may include a classified annex.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1233. ACQUISITION REPORTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle D of title VIII of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 391 et seq.) is further amended by 
adding at the end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 840. ACQUISITION REPORTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Comprehensive Acquisition Status Report.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--At the same time as the 
        President's budget is submitted for a fiscal year under section 
        1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, the Under Secretary 
        for Management shall submit to the congressional homeland 
        security committees an annual comprehensive acquisition status 
        report. The report shall include the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) The information required under the 
                heading `Office of the Under Secretary for Management' 
                under title I of division D of the Consolidated 
                Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112-74) (as 
                required under the Department of Homeland Security 
                Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-6)).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) A listing of programs that have been 
                cancelled, modified, paused, or referred to the Under 
                Secretary for Management or Deputy Secretary for 
                additional oversight or action by the Board, Department 
                Office of Inspector General, or the Comptroller 
                General.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) A listing of established Executive 
                Steering Committees, which provide governance of a 
                program or related set of programs and lower-tiered 
                oversight, and support between acquisition decision 
                events and component reviews, including the mission and 
                membership for each.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Information for major acquisition 
        programs.--For each major acquisition program, the report shall 
        include the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) A narrative description, including 
                current gaps and shortfalls, the capabilities to be 
                fielded, and the number of planned increments or 
                units.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Acquisition Review Board (or other 
                board designated to review the acquisition) status of 
                each acquisition, including the current acquisition 
                phase, the date of the last review, and a listing of 
                the required documents that have been reviewed with the 
                dates reviewed or approved.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) The most current, approved 
                acquisition program baseline (including project 
                schedules and events).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) A comparison of the original 
                acquisition program baseline, the current acquisition 
                program baseline, and the current estimate.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) Whether or not an independent 
                verification and validation has been implemented, with 
                an explanation for the decision and a summary of any 
                findings.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) A rating of cost risk, schedule 
                risk, and technical risk associated with the program 
                (including narrative descriptions and mitigation 
                actions).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) Contract status (including earned 
                value management data as applicable).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) A lifecycle cost of the acquisition, 
                and time basis for the estimate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Updates.--The Under Secretary shall submit 
        quarterly updates to such report not later than 45 days after 
        the completion of each quarter.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Quarterly Program Accountability Report.--The Under 
Secretary for Management shall prepare a quarterly program 
accountability report to meet the mandate of the Department to perform 
program health assessments and improve program execution and 
governance. The report shall be submitted to the congressional homeland 
security committees.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Congressional Homeland Security Committees 
Defined.--In this section, the term `congressional homeland security 
committees' means--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
        House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security 
        and Governmental Affairs of the Senate; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Committee on Appropriations of the House 
        of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations of the 
        Senate.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Level 3 Acquisition Programs of Components of the 
Department.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 60 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, component heads of the 
        Department of Homeland Security shall identify to the Under 
        Secretary for Management of the Department all level 3 
        acquisition programs of each respective component. Not later 
        than 30 days after receipt of such information, the Under 
        Secretary shall certify in writing to the congressional 
        homeland security committees whether such component heads have 
        properly identified such programs. To carry out this paragraph, 
        the Under Secretary shall establish a process with a repeatable 
        methodology to continually identify level 3 acquisition 
        programs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Policies and guidance.--Not later than 180 
        days after the date of the enactment of this Act, component 
        heads of the Department of Homeland Security shall submit to 
        the Under Secretary for Management of the Department their 
        respective policies and relevant guidance for level 3 
        acquisition programs of each respective component. Not later 
        than 90 days after receipt of such policies and guidance, the 
        Under Secretary for Management shall certify to the 
        congressional homeland security committees that each 
        component's respective policies and guidance adhere to 
        Department-wide acquisition policies.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is further amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 839 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``840. Acquisition reports.''.

   <DELETED>TITLE III--INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION SHARING</DELETED>

   <DELETED>Subtitle A--Department of Homeland Security Intelligence 
                          Enterprise</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1301. HOMELAND INTELLIGENCE DOCTRINE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle A of title II of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.) is amended by adding at the 
end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 210G. HOMELAND INTELLIGENCE DOCTRINE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date 
of the enactment of this section, the Secretary, acting through the 
Chief Intelligence Officer of the Department, in coordination with 
intelligence components of the Department, the Office of the General 
Counsel, the Privacy Office, and the Office for Civil Rights and Civil 
Liberties, shall develop and disseminate written Department-wide 
guidance for the processing, analysis, production, and dissemination of 
homeland security information (as such term is defined in section 892) 
and terrorism information (as such term is defined in section 1016 of 
the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (6 U.S.C. 
485)).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Contents.--The guidance required under subsection 
(a) shall, at a minimum, include the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) A description of guiding principles and 
        purposes of the Department's intelligence enterprise.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) A summary of the roles and responsibilities 
        of each intelligence component of the Department and programs 
        of the intelligence components of the Department in the 
        processing, analysis, production, or dissemination of homeland 
        security information and terrorism information, including 
        relevant authorities and restrictions applicable to each 
        intelligence component of the Department and programs of each 
        such intelligence components.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Guidance for the processing, analysis, and 
        production of such information.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Guidance for the dissemination of such 
        information, including within the Department, among and between 
        Federal departments and agencies, among and between State, 
        local, tribal, and territorial governments, including law 
        enforcement, and with foreign partners and the private 
        sector.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) An assessment and description of how the 
        dissemination to the intelligence community (as such term is 
        defined in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 
        (50 U.S.C. 3003(4))) and Federal law enforcement of homeland 
        security information and terrorism information assists such 
        entities in carrying out their respective missions.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Form.--The guidance required under subsection (a) 
shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified 
annex.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Annual Review.--For each of the five fiscal years 
beginning with the fiscal year that begins after the date of the 
enactment of this section, the Secretary shall conduct a review of the 
guidance required under subsection (a) and, as appropriate, revise such 
guidance.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 210F the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 210G. Homeland intelligence doctrine.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1302. ANALYSTS FOR THE CHIEF INTELLIGENCE 
              OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Paragraph (1) of section 201(e) of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121(e)) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new sentence: ``The Secretary shall also provide the Chief 
Intelligence Officer with a staff having appropriate expertise and 
experience to assist the Chief Intelligence Officer.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1303. ANNUAL HOMELAND TERRORIST THREAT 
              ASSESSMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle A of title II of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 210H. HOMELAND TERRORIST THREAT ASSESSMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date 
of the enactment of this section and for each of the next five fiscal 
years (beginning in the fiscal year that begins after the date of the 
enactment of this section) the Secretary, acting through the Under 
Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, and using departmental 
information, including component information, and information provided 
through State and major urban area fusion centers, shall conduct an 
assessment of the terrorist threat to the homeland.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Contents.--Each assessment under subsection (a) 
shall include the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Empirical data assessing terrorist 
        activities and incidents over time in the United States, 
        including terrorist activities and incidents planned or 
        supported by persons outside of the United States targeting the 
        homeland.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) An evaluation of current terrorist tactics, 
        as well as ongoing and possible future changes in terrorist 
        tactics.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) An assessment of criminal activity 
        encountered or observed by officers or employees of components 
        in the field which is suspected of financing terrorist 
        activity.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Detailed information on all individuals 
        denied entry to or removed from the United States as a result 
        of material support provided to a foreign terrorist 
        organization (as such term is used in section 219 of the 
        Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1189)).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) The efficacy and spread of foreign terrorist 
        organization propaganda, messaging, or recruitment.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) An assessment of threats, including cyber 
        threats, to the homeland, including to critical infrastructure 
        and Federal civilian networks.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) An assessment of current and potential 
        terrorism and criminal threats posed by individuals and 
        organized groups seeking to unlawfully enter the United 
        States.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) An assessment of threats to the 
        transportation sector, including surface and aviation 
        transportation systems.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Additional Information.--The assessments required 
under subsection (a)--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) shall, to the extent practicable, utilize 
        existing component data collected from the field; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) may incorporate relevant information and 
        analysis from other agencies of the Federal Government, 
        agencies of State and local governments (including law 
        enforcement agencies), as well as the private sector, 
        disseminated in accordance with standard information sharing 
        procedures and policies.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Form.--The assessments required under subsection (a) 
shall be shared with the appropriate congressional committees and 
submitted in classified form, but--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) shall include unclassified summaries; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) may include unclassified annexes, if 
        appropriate.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendment.--Subsection (d) of section 201 
of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121) is amended by 
adding at the end the following new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(27) To carry out section 210H (relating to 
        homeland terrorist threat assessments).''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 210G, as added by this Act, the following new 
item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 210H. Homeland terrorist threat assessments.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1304. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DATA 
              FRAMEWORK.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
develop a data framework to integrate existing Department of Homeland 
Security datasets and systems, as appropriate, for access by authorized 
personnel in a manner consistent with relevant legal authorities and 
privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties policies and protections. In 
developing such framework, the Secretary shall ensure, in accordance 
with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, the 
following information is included:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) All information acquired, held, or obtained by 
        an office or component of the Department that falls within the 
        scope of the information sharing environment, including 
        homeland security information, terrorism information, weapons 
        of mass destruction information, and national 
        intelligence.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Any information or intelligence relevant to 
        priority mission needs and capability requirements of the 
        homeland security enterprise, as determined appropriate by the 
        Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Data Framework Access.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall ensure that the data framework required under 
        this section is accessible to employees of the Department of 
        Homeland Security who the Secretary determines--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) have an appropriate security 
                clearance;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) are assigned to perform a function 
                that requires access to information in such framework; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) are trained in applicable standards 
                for safeguarding and using such information.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Guidance.--The Secretary of Homeland Security 
        shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) issue guidance for Department of 
                Homeland Security employees authorized to access and 
                contribute to the data framework pursuant to paragraph 
                (1); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) ensure that such guidance enforces a 
                duty to share between offices and components of the 
                Department when accessing or contributing to such 
                framework for mission needs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Efficiency.--The Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall promulgate data standards and instruct 
        components of the Department of Homeland Security to make 
        available information through the data framework under this 
        section in a machine-readable standard format, to the greatest 
        extent practicable.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Exclusion of Information.--The Secretary of Homeland 
Security may exclude from the data framework information that the 
Secretary determines access to or the confirmation of the existence of 
could--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) jeopardize the protection of sources, methods, 
        or activities;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) compromise a criminal or national security 
        investigation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) be inconsistent with the other Federal laws or 
        regulations; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) be duplicative or not serve an operational 
        purpose if included in such framework.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Safeguards.--The Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
incorporate into the date framework systems capabilities for auditing 
and ensuring the security of information included in such framework. 
Such capabilities shall include the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Mechanisms for identifying insider 
        threats.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Mechanisms for identifying security 
        risks.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Safeguards for privacy, civil rights, and 
        civil liberties.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Deadline for Implementation.--Not later than two years 
after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland 
Security shall ensure the data framework required under this section 
has the ability to include appropriate information in existence within 
the Department of Homeland Security to meet its critical mission 
operations.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Notice to Congress.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Operational notification.--Not later than 60 
        days after the date on which the data framework required under 
        this section is fully operational, the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall provide notice to the appropriate congressional 
        committees of such.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Regular status.--The Secretary shall submit to 
        the appropriate congressional committees regular updates on the 
        status of the data framework required under this section, 
        including, when applicable, the use of such data framework to 
        support classified operations.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) National intelligence.--The term ``national 
        intelligence'' has the meaning given such term in section 3(5) 
        of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 
        3003(5)).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Appropriate congressional committee.--The term 
        ``appropriate congressional committee'' has the meaning given 
        such term in section 2(2) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 
        (6 U.S.C. 101(11)).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1305. ESTABLISHMENT OF INSIDER THREAT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title I of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 111 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 104. INSIDER THREAT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--The Secretary shall establish an 
Insider Threat Program within the Department. Such Program shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) provide training and education for 
        Department personnel to identify, prevent, mitigate, and 
        respond to insider threat risks to the Department's critical 
        assets;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) provide investigative support regarding 
        potential insider threats that may pose a risk to the 
        Department's critical assets; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) conduct risk mitigation activities for 
        insider threats.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Steering Committee.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall establish a 
        Steering Committee within the Department. The Under Secretary 
        for Intelligence and Analysis shall serve as the Chair of the 
        Steering Committee. The Chief Security Officer shall serve as 
        the Vice Chair. The Steering Committee shall be comprised of 
        representatives of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, the 
        Office of the Chief Information Officer, the Office of the 
        General Counsel, the Office for Civil Rights and Civil 
        Liberties, the Privacy Office, the Office of the Chief Human 
        Capital Officer, the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, the 
        Federal Protective Service, the Office of the Chief Procurement 
        Officer, the Science and Technology Directorate, and other 
        components or offices of the Department as appropriate. Such 
        representatives shall meet on a regular basis to discuss cases 
        and issues related to insider threats to the Department's 
        critical assets, in accordance with subsection (a).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Responsibilities.--Not later than one year 
        after the date of the enactment of this section, the Under 
        Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis and the Chief Security 
        Officer, in coordination with the Steering Committee 
        established pursuant to paragraph (1), shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) develop a holistic strategy for 
                Department-wide efforts to identify, prevent, mitigate, 
                and respond to insider threats to the Department's 
                critical assets;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) develop a plan to implement the 
                insider threat measures identified in the strategy 
                developed under subparagraph (A) across the components 
                and offices of the Department;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) document insider threat policies and 
                controls;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) conduct a baseline risk assessment 
                of insider threats posed to the Department's critical 
                assets;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) examine existing programmatic and 
                technology best practices adopted by the Federal 
                Government, industry, and research institutions to 
                implement solutions that are validated and cost-
                effective;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) develop a timeline for deploying 
                workplace monitoring technologies, employee awareness 
                campaigns, and education and training programs related 
                to identifying, preventing, mitigating, and responding 
                to potential insider threats to the Department's 
                critical assets;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) require the Chair and Vice Chair of 
                the Steering Committee to consult with the Under 
                Secretary for Science and Technology and other 
                appropriate stakeholders to ensure the Insider Threat 
                Program is informed, on an ongoing basis, by current 
                information regarding threats, beset practices, and 
                available technology; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) develop, collect, and report metrics 
                on the effectiveness of the Department's insider threat 
                mitigation efforts.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Critical assets.--The term `critical assets' 
        means the people, facilities, information, and technology 
        required for the Department to fulfill its mission.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Insider.--The term `insider' means--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) any person who has access to 
                classified national security information and is 
                employed by, detailed to, or assigned to the 
                Department, including members of the Armed Forces, 
                experts or consultants to the Department, industrial or 
                commercial contractors, licensees, certificate holders, 
                or grantees of the Department, including all 
                subcontractors, personal services contractors, or any 
                other category of person who acts for or on behalf of 
                the Department, as determined by the Secretary; 
                or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) State, local, tribal, territorial, 
                and private sector personnel who possess security 
                clearances granted by the Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Insider threat.--The term `insider threat' 
        means the threat that an insider will use his or her authorized 
        access, wittingly or unwittingly, to do harm to the security of 
        the United States, including damage to the United States 
        through espionage, terrorism, the unauthorized disclosure of 
        classified national security information, or through the loss 
        or degradation of departmental resources or 
        capabilities.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Reporting.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than two years after 
        the date of the enactment of section 104 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002 (as added by subsection (a) of this 
        section) and the biennially thereafter for the next four years, 
        the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to the 
        Committee on Homeland Security and the Permanent Select 
        Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives and 
        the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and 
        the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate a report on 
        how the Department of Homeland Security and its components and 
        offices have implemented the strategy developed pursuant to 
        subsection (b)(2)(A) of such section 104, the status of the 
        Department's risk assessment of critical assets, the types of 
        insider threat training conducted, the number of Department 
        employees who have received such training, and information on 
        the effectiveness of the Insider Threat Program (established 
        pursuant to subsection (a) of such section 104), based on 
        metrics developed, collected, and reported pursuant to 
        subsection (b)(2)(H) of such section 104.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Definitions.--In this subsection, the terms 
        ``critical assets'', ``insider'', and ``insider threat'' have 
        the meanings given such terms in section 104 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002 (as added by subsection (a) of this 
        section).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 103 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 104. Insider Threat Program.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1306. THREAT ASSESSMENT ON TERRORIST USE OF VIRTUAL 
              CURRENCY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 120 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for 
Intelligence and Analysis, as authorized by section 201(b)(1) of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121), shall, in coordination 
with appropriate Federal partners, develop and disseminate a threat 
assessment regarding the actual and potential threat posed by 
individuals using virtual currency to carry out activities in 
furtherance of an act of terrorism, including the provision of material 
support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization. Consistent 
with the protection of classified and confidential unclassified 
information, the Under Secretary shall share the threat assessment 
developed under this section with State, local, and tribal law 
enforcement officials, including officials that operate within State, 
local, and regional fusion centers through the Department of Homeland 
Security State, Local, and Regional Fusion Center Initiative 
established in section 210A of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 124h).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Foreign terrorist organization.--The term 
        ``foreign terrorist organization'' means an organization 
        designated as a foreign terrorist organization under section 
        219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 
        1189).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Virtual currency.--The term ``virtual 
        currency'' means a digital representation of value that 
        functions as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, or a 
        store of value.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1307. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY COUNTERTERRORISM 
              ADVISORY BOARD.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle A of title II of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 210I. DEPARTMENTAL COORDINATION ON 
              COUNTERTERRORISM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--There is in the Department a board 
to be composed of senior representatives of departmental operational 
components and headquarters elements. The purpose of the board shall be 
to coordinate and integrate departmental intelligence, activities, and 
policy related to the counterterrorism mission and functions of the 
Department.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Charter.--There shall be a charter to govern the 
structure and mission of the board. Such charter shall direct the board 
to focus on the current threat environment and the importance of 
aligning departmental counterterrorism activities under the Secretary's 
guidance. The charter shall be reviewed and updated every four years, 
as appropriate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Members.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Chair.--The Secretary shall appoint a 
        Coordinator for Counterterrorism within the Department who will 
        serve as the chair of the board.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Additional members.--The Secretary shall 
        appoint additional members of the board from among the 
        following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) The Transportation Security 
                Administration.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) U.S. Customs and Border 
                Protection.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) U.S. Immigration and Customs 
                Enforcement.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) The Federal Emergency Management 
                Agency.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) The Coast Guard.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) United States Citizenship and 
                Immigration Services.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) The United States Secret 
                Service.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) The National Protection and Programs 
                Directorate.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) The Office of Operations 
                Coordination.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) The Office of the General 
                Counsel.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(K) The Office of Intelligence and 
                Analysis.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(L) The Office of Policy.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(M) The Science and Technology 
                Directorate.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(N) Other departmental offices and 
                programs as determined appropriate by the 
                Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Meetings.--The board shall meet on a regular basis 
to discuss intelligence and coordinate ongoing threat mitigation 
efforts and departmental activities, including coordination with other 
Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, and private sector 
partners, and shall make recommendations to the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Terrorism Alerts.--The board shall advise the 
Secretary on the issuance of terrorism alerts pursuant to section 203 
of this Act.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Prohibition on Additional Funds.--No additional 
funds are authorized to carry out this section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 210H, as added by this Act, the following 
new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 210I. Departmental coordination on counterterrorism.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Report.--Not later than 90 days after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting 
through the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, shall submit to the 
Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate a 
report on the status and activities of the board established under 
section 210I of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as added by 
subsection (a) of this section.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1308. BORDER AND GANG THREAT ASSESSMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 90 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
conduct a threat assessment on whether human smuggling organizations 
and transnational gangs are exploiting vulnerabilities in border 
security screening programs to gain access to the United States and 
threaten the United States or border security.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Recommendations.--Upon completion of the threat 
assessment required under subsection (a), the Secretary of Homeland 
Security shall make a determination if any changes are required to 
address security vulnerabilities identified in such 
assessment.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1309. SECURITY CLEARANCE MANAGEMENT AND 
              ADMINISTRATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by inserting before section 701 (6 U.S.C. 341) 
        the following:</DELETED>

      <DELETED>``Subtitle A--Headquarters Activities'';</DELETED>

        <DELETED>and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following new 
        subtitle:</DELETED>

          <DELETED>``Subtitle B--Security Clearances</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 731. DESIGNATION OF NATIONAL SECURITY SENSITIVE AND 
              PUBLIC TRUST POSITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall require the 
designation of the sensitivity level of national security positions 
(pursuant to part 1400 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, or 
similar successor regulation) be conducted in a consistent manner with 
respect to all components and offices of the Department, and consistent 
with Federal guidelines.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Implementation.--In carrying out subsection (a), the 
Secretary shall require the utilization of uniform designation tools 
throughout the Department and provide training to appropriate staff of 
the Department on such utilization. Such training shall include 
guidance on factors for determining eligibility for access to 
classified information and eligibility to hold a national security 
position.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 732. REVIEW OF POSITION DESIGNATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--Not later than one year after the date 
of the enactment of this subtitle, and every five years thereafter, the 
Secretary shall review all sensitivity level designations of national 
security positions (pursuant to part 1400 of title 5, Code of Federal 
Regulations, or similar successor regulation) at the 
Department.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Determination.--If during the course of a review 
required under subsection (a), the Secretary determines that a change 
in the sensitivity level of a position that affects the need for an 
individual to obtain access to classified information is warranted, 
such access shall be administratively adjusted and an appropriate level 
periodic reinvestigation completed, as necessary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Congressional Reporting.--Upon completion of each 
review required under subsection (a), the Secretary shall report to the 
Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate 
on the findings of each such review, including the number of positions 
by classification level and by component and office of the Department 
in which the Secretary made a determination in accordance with 
subsection (b) to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) require access to classified 
        information;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) no longer require access to classified 
        information; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) otherwise require a different level of 
        access to classified information.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 733. AUDITS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Beginning not later than 180 days after the date of the 
enactment of this section, the Inspector General of the Department 
shall conduct regular audits of compliance of the Department with part 
1400 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, or similar successor 
regulation.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 734. REPORTING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall annually through 
fiscal year 2022 submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and the 
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs of the Senate a report on the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The number of denials, suspensions, 
        revocations, and appeals of the eligibility for access to 
        classified information of an individual throughout the 
        Department.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The date and status or disposition of each 
        reported action under paragraph (1).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) The identification of the sponsoring entity, 
        whether by a component, office, or headquarters of the 
        Department, of each action under paragraph (1), and description 
        of the grounds for each such action.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Demographic data, including data relating to 
        race, sex, national origin, and disability, of each individual 
        for whom eligibility for access to classified information was 
        denied, suspended, revoked, or appealed, and the number of 
        years that each such individual was eligible for access to such 
        information.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) In the case of a suspension in excess of 180 
        days, an explanation for such duration.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Form.--The report required under subsection (a) 
shall be submitted in unclassified form and be made publicly available, 
but may include a classified annex for any sensitive or classified 
information if necessary.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 735. UNIFORM ADJUDICATION, SUSPENSION, DENIAL, AND 
              REVOCATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Not later than one year after the date of the enactment 
of this section, the Secretary, in consultation with the Homeland 
Security Advisory Committee, shall develop a plan to achieve greater 
uniformity within the Department with respect to the adjudication of 
eligibility of an individual for access to classified information that 
are consistent with the Adjudicative Guidelines for Determining Access 
to Classified Information published on December 29, 2005, or similar 
successor regulation. The Secretary shall submit to the Committee on 
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate the plan. The 
plan shall consider the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Mechanisms to foster greater compliance with 
        the uniform Department adjudication, suspension, denial, and 
        revocation standards by the head of each component and office 
        of the Department with the authority to adjudicate access to 
        classified information.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The establishment of an internal appeals 
        panel responsible for final national security clearance denial 
        and revocation determinations that is comprised of designees 
        who are career, supervisory employees from components and 
        offices of the Department with the authority to adjudicate 
        access to classified information and headquarters, as 
        appropriate.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 736. DATA PROTECTION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``The Secretary shall ensure that all information received 
for the adjudication of eligibility of an individual for access to 
classified information is consistent with the Adjudicative Guidelines 
for Determining Access to Classified Information published on December 
29, 2005, or similar successor regulation, and is protected against 
misappropriation.</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 737. REFERENCE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Except as otherwise provided, for purposes of this 
subtitle, any reference to the `Department' includes all components and 
offices of the Department.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by inserting before the item relating to 
        section 701 the following new item:</DELETED>

           <DELETED>``Subtitle A--Headquarters Activities'';

        <DELETED>and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting after the final item relating to 
        title VII the following new items:</DELETED>

               <DELETED>``Subtitle B--Security Clearances

<DELETED>``Sec. 731. Designation of national security sensitive and 
                            public trust positions.
<DELETED>``Sec. 732. Review of position designations.
<DELETED>``Sec. 733. Audits.
<DELETED>``Sec. 734. Reporting.
<DELETED>``Sec. 735. Uniform adjudication, suspension, denial, and 
                            revocation.
<DELETED>``Sec. 736. Data protection.
<DELETED>``Sec. 737. Reference.''.

     <DELETED>Subtitle B--Stakeholder Information Sharing</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1311. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FUSION CENTER 
              PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 210A of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by amending the section heading to read as 
        follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 210A. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FUSION CENTER 
              PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE.'';</DELETED>

        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (a), by adding at the end the 
        following new sentence: ``Beginning on the date of the 
        enactment of the Department of Homeland Security Authorization 
        Act of 2017, such Initiative shall be known as the `Department 
        of Homeland Security Fusion Center Partnership 
        Initiative'.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by amending subsection (b) to read as 
        follows:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Interagency Support and Coordination.--Through the 
Department of Homeland Security Fusion Center Partnership Initiative, 
in coordination with principal officials of fusion centers in the 
National Network of Fusion Centers and the officers designated as the 
Homeland Security Advisors of the States, the Secretary shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) coordinate with the heads of other Federal 
        departments and agencies to provide operational and 
        intelligence advice and assistance to the National Network of 
        Fusion Centers;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2)(A) support the integration of fusion centers 
        into the information sharing environment;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(B) conduct outreach to such fusion centers to 
        identify any gaps in information sharing; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(C) consult with other Federal agencies to 
        develop methods to address any such gaps, as 
        appropriate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3)(A) 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</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(B) coordinate with the appropriate Federal 
        agency to deploy or access such databases and 
        datasets;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) support the maturation and sustainment of 
        the National Network of Fusion Centers;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) reduce inefficiencies and maximize the 
        effectiveness of Federal resource support to the National 
        Network of Fusion Centers;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) provide analytic and reporting advice and 
        assistance to the National Network of Fusion Centers;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) review information within the scope of the 
        information sharing environment, including homeland security 
        information, terrorism information, and weapons of mass 
        destruction information, that is gathered by the National 
        Network of Fusion Centers and incorporate such information, as 
        appropriate, into the Department's own such 
        information;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) provide for the effective dissemination of 
        information within the scope of the information sharing 
        environment to the National Network of Fusion 
        Centers;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) facilitate close communication and 
        coordination between the National Network of Fusion Centers and 
        the Department and other Federal departments and 
        agencies;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) provide the National Network of Fusion 
        Centers with expertise on Department resources and operations, 
        including, in coordination with the national cybersecurity and 
        communications integration center under section 227, access to 
        timely technical assistance, risk management support, and 
        incident response capabilities with respect to cyber threat 
        indicators, defensive measures, cybersecurity risks, and 
        incidents (as such terms are defined in such section), which 
        may include attribution, mitigation, and remediation, and the 
        provision of information and recommendations on security and 
        resilience, including implications of cybersecurity risks to 
        equipment and technology related to the electoral 
        process;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) coordinate the provision of training and 
        technical assistance to the National Network of Fusion Centers 
        and encourage participating fusion centers to take part in 
        terrorism threat-related exercises conducted by the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(12) review information relating to 
        cybersecurity risks that is gathered by State, local, and 
        regional fusion centers, and incorporate such information, as 
        appropriate, into the Department's own information relating to 
        cybersecurity risks;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(13) ensure the dissemination to State, local, 
        and regional fusion centers of the information described in 
        paragraph (12);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(14) ensure, to the greatest extent practicable, 
        that support for the National Network of Fusion Centers is 
        included as a national priority in applicable homeland security 
        grant guidance;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(15) ensure that each fusion center in the 
        National Network of Fusion Centers has a privacy policy 
        approved by the Chief Privacy Officer of the Department and a 
        civil rights and civil liberties policy approved by the Officer 
        for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the 
        Department;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(16) coordinate the nationwide suspicious 
        activity report initiative to ensure information gathered by 
        the National Network of Fusion Centers is incorporated as 
        appropriate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(17) promote and facilitate, to the greatest 
        extent practicable, nationwide suspicious activity report 
        training of fire, emergency medical services, emergency 
        management, and public heath personnel;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(18) lead Department efforts to ensure fusion 
        centers in the National Network of Fusion Centers are the 
        primary focal points for the sharing of homeland security 
        information, terrorism information, and weapons of mass 
        destruction information with State, local, tribal, and 
        territorial entities to the greatest extent 
        practicable;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(19) develop and disseminate best practices on 
        the appropriate levels for staffing at fusion centers in the 
        National Network of Fusion Centers of qualified representatives 
        from State, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement, 
        fire, emergency medical, and emergency management services, and 
        public health disciplines, as well as the private sector; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(20) carry out such other duties as the 
        Secretary determines appropriate.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking so much as precedes 
                paragraph (3)(B) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Resource Allocation.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Information sharing and personnel 
        assignment.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Information sharing.--The Under 
                Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis shall ensure 
                that, as appropriate--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) fusion centers in the 
                        National Network of Fusion Centers have access 
                        to homeland security information sharing 
                        systems; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Department personnel are 
                        deployed to support fusion centers in the 
                        National Network of Fusion Centers in a manner 
                        consistent with the Department's mission and 
                        existing statutory limits.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Personnel assignment.--Department 
                personnel referred to in subparagraph (A)(ii) may 
                include the following:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) Intelligence 
                        officers.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Intelligence 
                        analysts.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) Other liaisons from 
                        components and offices of the Department, as 
                        appropriate.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Memoranda of understanding.--The 
                Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis shall 
                negotiate memoranda of understanding between the 
                Department and a State or local government, in 
                coordination with the appropriate representatives from 
                fusion centers in the National Network of Fusion 
                Centers, regarding the exchange of information between 
                the Department and such fusion centers. Such memoranda 
                shall include the following:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) The categories of 
                        information to be provided by each entity to 
                        the other entity that are parties to any such 
                        memoranda.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) The contemplated uses of 
                        the exchanged information that is the subject 
                        of any such memoranda.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) The procedures for 
                        developing joint products.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) The information sharing 
                        dispute resolution processes.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) Any protections necessary to 
                        ensure the exchange of information accords with 
                        applicable law and policies.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Sources of support.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--Information shared and 
                personnel assigned pursuant to paragraph (1) may be 
                shared or provided, as the case may be, by the 
                following Department components and offices, in 
                coordination with the respective component or office 
                head and in consultation with the principal officials 
                of fusion centers in the National Network of Fusion 
                Centers:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) The Office of Intelligence 
                        and Analysis.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) The Office of 
                        Infrastructure Protection.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) The Transportation 
                        Security Administration.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) U.S. Customs and Border 
                        Protection.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) U.S. Immigration and Customs 
                        Enforcement.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) The Coast Guard.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vii) The national cybersecurity 
                        and communications integration center under 
                        section 227.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(viii) Other components or 
                        offices of the Department, as determined by the 
                        Secretary.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Coordination with other federal 
                agencies.--The Under Secretary for Intelligence and 
                Analysis shall coordinate with appropriate officials 
                throughout the Federal Government to ensure the 
                deployment to fusion centers in the National Network of 
                Fusion Centers of representatives with relevant 
                expertise of other Federal departments and 
                agencies.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Resource allocation criteria.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The Secretary shall 
                make available criteria for sharing information and 
                deploying personnel to support a fusion center in the 
                National Network of Fusion Centers in a manner 
                consistent with the Department's mission and existing 
                statutory limits.''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (4)(B), in the matter 
                preceding clause (i), by inserting ``in which such 
                fusion center is located'' after ``region'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) in subsection (d)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (3), by striking ``and'' 
                at the end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating paragraph (4) as 
                paragraph (5);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by inserting after paragraph (3) the 
                following new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) assist, in coordination with the national 
        cybersecurity and communications integration center under 
        section 227, fusion centers in using information relating to 
        cybersecurity risks to develop a comprehensive and accurate 
        threat picture;''.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in paragraph (5), as so redesignated--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``government'' and 
                        inserting ``governments''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking the period at the 
                        end and inserting ``; and''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) by adding at the end the following new 
                paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) utilize Department information, including 
        information held by components and offices, to develop analysis 
        focused on the mission of the Department under section 
        101(b).'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) in subsection (e)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by amending paragraph (1) to read as 
                follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--To the greatest extent 
        practicable, the Secretary shall make it a priority to allocate 
        resources, including deployed personnel, under this section 
        from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and 
        Customs Enforcement, and the Coast Guard to support fusion 
        centers in the National Network of Fusion Centers located in 
        jurisdictions along land or maritime borders of the United 
        States in order to enhance the integrity of and security at 
        such borders by helping Federal, State, local, tribal, and 
        territorial law enforcement authorities to identify, 
        investigate, and otherwise interdict persons, weapons, and 
        related contraband that pose a threat to homeland security.''; 
        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), in the matter 
                preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``participating 
                State, local, and regional fusion centers'' and 
                inserting ``fusion centers in the National Network of 
                Fusion Centers'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) in subsection (j)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by redesignating paragraph (5) as 
                paragraph (7);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating paragraphs (1) 
                through (4) as paragraphs (2) through (5), 
                respectively;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by inserting before paragraph (2) the 
                following new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the term `cybersecurity risk' has the 
        meaning given such term in section 227;''.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in paragraph (5), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``and'' at the end; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) by inserting after such paragraph (5) 
                the following new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) the term `National Network of Fusion 
        Centers' means a decentralized arrangement of fusion centers 
        intended to enhance individual State and urban area fusion 
        centers' ability to leverage the capabilities and expertise of 
        all fusion centers for the purpose of enhancing analysis and 
        homeland security information sharing nationally; and''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) by striking subsection (k).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Accountability Report.--Not later than one year after 
the date of the enactment of this Act and annually thereafter through 
2024, the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis of the 
Department of Homeland Security shall report to the Committee on 
Homeland Security and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of 
the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
Governmental Affairs and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the 
Senate on the efforts of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the 
Department and other relevant components and offices of the Department 
to enhance support provided to fusion centers in the National Network 
of Fusion Centers, including meeting the requirements specified in 
section 210A of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h), as 
amended by subsection (a) of this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by striking the 
item relating to section 210A and inserting the following new 
item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 210A. Department of Homeland Security Fusion Center 
                            Partnership Initiative.''.
<DELETED>    (d) Reference.--Any reference in any law, rule, or 
regulation to the ``Department of Homeland Security State, Local, and 
Regional Fusion Center Initiative'' shall be deemed to be a reference 
to the ``Department of Homeland Security Fusion Center Partnership 
Initiative''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1312. FUSION CENTER PERSONNEL NEEDS ASSESSMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 120 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States 
shall conduct an assessment of Department of Homeland Security 
personnel assigned to fusion centers pursuant to subsection (c) of 
section 210A of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h), as 
amended by this Act, including an assessment of whether deploying 
additional Department personnel to such fusion centers would enhance 
the Department's mission under section 101(b) of such Act and the 
National Network of Fusion Centers. The assessment required under this 
subsection shall include the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Information on the current deployment of the 
        Department's personnel to each fusion center.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Information on the roles and responsibilities 
        of the Department's Office of Intelligence and Analysis 
        intelligence officers, intelligence analysts, senior reports 
        officers, reports officers, and regional directors deployed to 
        fusion centers.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Information on Federal resources, in addition 
        to personnel, provided to each fusion center.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) An analysis of the optimal number of personnel 
        the Office of Intelligence and Analysis should deploy to fusion 
        centers, including a cost-benefit analysis comparing deployed 
        personnel with technological solutions to support information 
        sharing.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) An assessment of fusion centers located in 
        jurisdictions along land and maritime borders of the United 
        States, and the degree to which deploying personnel, as 
        appropriate, from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Coast Guard to 
        such fusion centers would enhance the integrity and security at 
        such borders by helping Federal, State, local, tribal, and 
        territorial law enforcement authorities to identify, 
        investigate, and interdict persons, weapons, and related 
        contraband that pose a threat to homeland security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) An assessment of fusion centers located in 
        jurisdictions with large and medium hub airports, and the 
        degree to which deploying, as appropriate, personnel from the 
        Transportation Security Administration to such fusion centers 
        would enhance the integrity and security of aviation 
        security.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Fusion center.--The term ``fusion center'' has 
        the meaning given such term in subsection (j) of section 210A 
        of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) National network of fusion centers.--The term 
        ``National Network of Fusion Centers'' has the meaning given 
        such term in subsection (j) of section 210A of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h), as amended by this 
        Act.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1313. PROGRAM FOR STATE AND LOCAL ANALYST 
              CLEARANCES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Sense of Congress.--It is the sense of Congress that 
any program established by the Under Secretary for Intelligence and 
Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security to provide eligibility 
for access to information classified as Top Secret for State, local, 
tribal, and territorial analysts located in fusion centers shall be 
consistent with the need to know requirements pursuant to Executive 
Order No. 13526 (50 U.S.C. 3161 note).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report.--Not later than two years after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Under Secretary of Intelligence and 
Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with 
the Director of National Intelligence, shall submit to the Committee on 
Homeland Security and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of 
the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
Governmental Affairs and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the 
Senate a report on the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) The process by which the Under Secretary of 
        Intelligence and Analysis determines a need to know pursuant to 
        Executive Order No. 13526 to sponsor Top Secret clearances for 
        appropriate State, local, tribal, and territorial analysts 
        located in fusion centers.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) The effects of such Top Secret clearances on 
        enhancing information sharing with State, local, tribal, and 
        territorial partners.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) The cost for providing such Top Secret 
        clearances for State, local, tribal, and territorial analysts 
        located in fusion centers, including training and background 
        investigations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) The operational security protocols, training, 
        management, and risks associated with providing such Top Secret 
        clearances for State, local, tribal, and territorial analysts 
        located in fusion centers.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Definition.--In this section, the term ``fusion 
center'' has the meaning given such term in subsection (j) of section 
210A of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1314. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Under Secretary of Intelligence and 
Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security, in collaboration with 
the Chief Information Officer of the Department and representatives 
from the National Network of Fusion Centers, shall conduct an 
assessment of information systems (as such term is defined in section 
3502 of title 44, United States Code) used to share homeland security 
information between the Department and fusion centers in the National 
Network of Fusion Centers and make upgrades to such systems, as 
appropriate. Such assessment shall include the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) An evaluation of the accessibility and ease of 
        use of such systems by fusion centers in the National Network 
        of Fusion Centers.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) A review to determine how to establish 
        improved interoperability of departmental information systems 
        with existing information systems used by fusion centers in the 
        National Network of Fusion Centers.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) An evaluation of participation levels of 
        departmental components and offices of information systems used 
        to share homeland security information with fusion centers in 
        the National Network of Fusion Centers.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Fusion center.--The term ``fusion center'' has 
        the meaning given such term in subsection (j) of section 210A 
        of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) National network of fusion centers.--The term 
        ``National Network of Fusion Centers'' has the meaning given 
        such term in subsection (j) of section 210A of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h), as amended by this 
        Act.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1315. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CLASSIFIED FACILITY 
              INVENTORY AND DISSEMINATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security shall, 
to the extent practicable--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) maintain an inventory of those Department of 
        Homeland Security facilities that the Department certifies to 
        house classified infrastructure or systems at the secret level 
        and above;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) update such inventory on a regular basis; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) share part or all of such inventory with--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Department personnel who have been 
                granted the appropriate security clearance;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) non-Federal governmental personnel who 
                have been granted a Top Secret security clearance; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) other personnel as determined 
                appropriate by the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Inventory.--The inventory of facilities described in 
subsection (a) may include--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the location of such facilities;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the attributes of such facilities (including 
        the square footage of, the total capacity of, the number of 
        workstations in, and the number of conference rooms in, such 
        facilities);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) the entities that operate such facilities; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) the date of establishment of such 
        facilities.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1316. TERROR INMATE INFORMATION SHARING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security, in 
coordination with the Attorney General and in consultation with other 
appropriate Federal officials, shall, as appropriate, share with State, 
local, and regional fusion centers through the Department of Homeland 
Security Fusion Center Partnership Initiative under section 210A of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h), as amended by this Act, 
as well as other relevant law enforcement entities, release information 
from a Federal correctional facility, including the name, charging 
date, and expected place and date of release, of certain individuals 
who may pose a terrorist threat.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Scope.--The information shared pursuant to subsection 
(a) shall be--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) for homeland security purposes; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) regarding individuals convicted of a Federal 
        crime of terrorism (as such term is defined in section 2332b of 
        title 18, United States Code).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Periodic Threat Assessments.--Consistent with the 
protection of classified information and controlled unclassified 
information, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall coordinate with 
appropriate Federal officials to provide State, local, and regional 
fusion centers described in subsection (a) with periodic assessments 
regarding the overall threat from known or suspected terrorists 
currently incarcerated in a Federal correctional facility, including 
the assessed risks of such populations engaging in terrorist activity 
upon release.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Privacy Protections.--Prior to affecting the 
information sharing described in subsection (a), the Secretary shall 
receive input and advice from the Officer for Civil Rights and Civil 
Liberties, the Officer for Privacy and the Chief Intelligence Officer 
of the Department.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this section may be 
construed as requiring the establishment of a list or registry of 
individuals convicted of terrorism.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1317. ANNUAL REPORT ON OFFICE FOR STATE AND LOCAL LAW 
              ENFORCEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Subsection (b) of section 2006 of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 607) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph 
        (6); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following 
        new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Annual report.--For each of fiscal years 
        2018 through 2022, the Assistant Secretary for State and Local 
        Law Enforcement shall submit to the Committee on Homeland 
        Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate a 
        report on the activities of the Office for State and Local Law 
        Enforcement. Each such report shall include, for the fiscal 
        year covered by the report, a description of each of the 
        following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Efforts to coordinate and share 
                information regarding Department and component agency 
                programs with State, local, and tribal law enforcement 
                agencies.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Efforts to improve information 
                sharing through the Homeland Security Information 
                Network by appropriate component agencies of the 
                Department and by State, local, and tribal law 
                enforcement agencies.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) The status of performance metrics 
                within the Office of State and Local Law Enforcement to 
                evaluate the effectiveness of efforts to carry out 
                responsibilities set forth within the 
                subsection.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Any feedback from State, local, and 
                tribal law enforcement agencies about the Office, 
                including the mechanisms utilized to collect such 
                feedback.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) Efforts to carry out all other 
                responsibilities of the Office of State and Local Law 
                Enforcement.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1318. ANNUAL CATALOG ON DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 
              TRAINING, PUBLICATIONS, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES FOR STATE, 
              LOCAL, AND TRIBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Paragraph (4) of section 2006(b) of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 607(b)) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subparagraph (E), by striking ``and'' at 
        the end;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subparagraph (F), by striking the period 
        and inserting a semicolon; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by adding at the end the following new 
        subparagraphs:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) produce an annual catalog that 
                summarizes opportunities for training, publications, 
                programs, and services available to State, local, and 
                tribal law enforcement agencies from the Department and 
                from each component and office within the Department 
                and, not later than 30 days after the date of such 
                production, disseminate the catalog, including by--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) making such catalog 
                        available to State, local, and tribal law 
                        enforcement agencies, including by posting the 
                        catalog on the website of the Department and 
                        cooperating with national organizations that 
                        represent such agencies;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) making such catalog 
                        available through the Homeland Security 
                        Information Network; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) submitting such catalog to 
                        the Committee on Homeland Security of the House 
                        of Representatives and the Committee on 
                        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of 
                        the Senate; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) in coordination with appropriate 
                components and offices of the Department and other 
                Federal agencies, develop, maintain, and make available 
                information on Federal resources intended to support 
                fusion center access to Federal information and 
                resources.''.</DELETED>

             <DELETED>TITLE IV--MARITIME SECURITY</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1401. STRATEGIC PLAN TO ENHANCE THE SECURITY OF THE 
              INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Paragraph (2) of section 201(g) of the Security and 
Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 941(g)) is amended 
to read as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Updates.--Not later than 270 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this paragraph and every three years 
        thereafter, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate 
        congressional committees a report that contains an update of 
        the strategic plan required by subsection (a).''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1402. CONTAINER SECURITY INITIATIVE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Subsection (l) of section 205 of the Security and 
Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 945) is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``(1) in general.--Not later than 
        September 30, 2007,'' and inserting ``Not later than 270 days 
        after the date of the enactment of the Border and Maritime 
        Security Coordination Improvement Act,'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) through (H) 
        as paragraphs (1) through (8), respectively, and by moving the 
        margins of such paragraphs (as so redesignated) two ems to the 
        left; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking paragraph (2).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1403. CYBER AT PORTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Cybersecurity Enhancements to Maritime Security 
Activities.--Subparagraph (B) of section 70112(a)(2) of title 46, 
United States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by redesignating clauses (i) through (iii) as 
        clauses (ii) and (iv), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting before clause (ii) the following 
        new clause:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(i) shall facilitate the sharing of information 
        relating to cybersecurity risks and incidents (as such terms 
        are defined in section 227 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 
        (6 U.S.C. 148)) to address port-specific cybersecurity risks 
        and incidents, which may include the establishment of a working 
        group of members of such committees to address such port-
        specific cybersecurity risks and incidents;''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Vulnerability Assessments and Security Plans.--Title 
46, United States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subparagraph (C) of section 70102(b)(1), by 
        inserting ``cybersecurity,'' after ``physical security,''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subparagraph (C) of section 70103(c)(3)--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in clause (i), by inserting 
                ``cybersecurity,'' after ``physical 
                security,'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in clause (iv), by striking ``and'' 
                after the semicolon at the end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by redesignating clause (v) as clause 
                (vi); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by inserting after clause (iv) the 
                following new clause:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(v) prevention, management, and response to 
cybersecurity risks and incidents (as such terms are defined in section 
227 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 148)); 
and''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1404. FACILITY INSPECTION INTERVALS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Subparagraph (D) of section 70103(c)(4) of title 46, 
United States Code, is amended to read as follows:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) subject to the availability of 
                appropriations, verify the effectiveness of each such 
                facility security plan periodically, but not less than 
                one time per year without notice, and more frequently 
                as determined necessary, in a risk based manner, with 
                or without notice to the facility.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1405. UPDATES OF MARITIME OPERATIONS COORDINATION 
              PLAN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle C of title IV of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 231 et seq.) is amended by adding at the 
end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 434. UPDATES OF MARITIME OPERATIONS COORDINATION 
              PLAN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment 
of this section and biennially thereafter, the Secretary shall submit 
to the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on 
Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
Senate a maritime operations coordination plan for the coordination and 
cooperation of maritime operations undertaken by components and offices 
of the Department with responsibility for maritime security missions. 
Such plan shall update the maritime operations coordination plan 
released by the Department in July 2011, and shall address the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Coordination of planning, integration of 
        maritime operations, and development of joint maritime domain 
        awareness efforts of any component or office of the Department 
        with responsibility for maritime homeland security 
        missions.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Maintaining effective information sharing 
        and, as appropriate, intelligence integration, with Federal, 
        State, and local officials and the private sector, regarding 
        threats to maritime security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Cooperation and coordination with other 
        departments and agencies of the Federal Government, and State 
        and local agencies, in the maritime environment, in support of 
        maritime homeland security missions.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Work conducted within the context of other 
        national and Department maritime security strategic 
        guidance.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by adding after 
the item relating to section 433 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 434. Updates of maritime operations coordination 
                            plan.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1406. EVALUATION OF COAST GUARD DEPLOYABLE SPECIALIZED 
              FORCES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than one year after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States 
shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on 
Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the 
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate a 
report that describes and assesses the state of the Coast Guard's 
Deployable Specialized Forces (in this section referred to as the 
``DSF''). Such report shall include, at a minimum, the following 
elements:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) For each of the past three fiscal years, and 
        for each type of DSF, the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) A cost analysis, including training, 
                operating, and travel costs.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) The number of personnel 
                assigned.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) The total number of units.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) The total number of operations 
                conducted.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) The number of operations requested by 
                each of the following:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) The Coast Guard.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) Other components or offices 
                        of the Department of Homeland 
                        Security.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) Other Federal departments or 
                        agencies.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) State agencies.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (v) Local agencies.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) The number of operations fulfilled by 
                the entities specified in subparagraph (E).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) An examination of alternative distributions of 
        DSFs, including the feasibility, cost (including cost savings), 
        and impact on mission capability of such distributions, 
        including at a minimum the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Combining DSFs, primarily focused on 
                counterdrug operations, under one centralized 
                command.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Distributing counter-terrorism and 
                anti-terrorism capabilities to DSFs in each major 
                United States port.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Deployable Specialized Force Defined.--In this 
section, the term ``Deployable Specialized Force'' means a unit of the 
Coast Guard that serves as a quick reaction force designed to be 
deployed to handle counter-drug, counter-terrorism, and anti-terrorism 
operations or other maritime threats to the United States.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1407. COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF CO-LOCATING DHS 
              ASSETS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--For any location in which U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection's Office of Air and Marine Operations is based 
within 45 miles of locations where any other Department of Homeland 
Security agency also operates air and marine assets, the Secretary of 
Homeland Security shall conduct a cost-benefit analysis to consider the 
potential cost of and savings derived from co-locating aviation and 
maritime operational assets of the Office of Air and Marine Operations 
at facilities where other agencies of the Department operate such 
assets. In analyzing such potential cost savings achieved by sharing 
aviation and maritime facilities, such analysis shall consider, at a 
minimum, the following factors:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Potential enhanced cooperation derived from 
        Department personnel being co-located.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Potential costs of, and savings derived 
        through, shared maintenance and logistics facilities and 
        activities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Joint use of base and facility infrastructure, 
        such as runways, hangars, control towers, operations centers, 
        piers and docks, boathouses, and fuel depots.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Potential operational costs of co-locating 
        aviation and maritime assets and personnel.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Short term moving costs required in order to 
        co-locate facilities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) Acquisition and infrastructure costs for 
        enlarging current facilities, as needed.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report.--Not later than one year after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit 
to the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on 
Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
Senate a report summarizing the results of the cost-benefit analysis 
required under subsection (a) and any planned actions based upon such 
results.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1408. REPEAL OF INTERAGENCY OPERATIONAL CENTERS FOR PORT 
              SECURITY AND SECURE SYSTEMS OF TRANSPORTATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Sections 70107A and 70116 of title 46, United States Code, 
are repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1409. MARITIME SECURITY CAPABILITIES 
              ASSESSMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle C of title IV of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 231 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 435. MARITIME SECURITY CAPABILITIES 
              ASSESSMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment 
of this section and annually thereafter, the Secretary shall submit to 
the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
Senate an assessment of the number and type of maritime assets and the 
number of personnel required to increase the Department's maritime 
response rate pursuant to section 1092 of the National Defense 
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (6 U.S.C. 223; Public Law 114-
328).''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by inserting after the item relating to section 434 the 
following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 435. Maritime security capabilities assessments.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1410. CONFORMING AND CLERICAL AMENDMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Sections.--The following provisions of the Security 
and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-347) are 
amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) By striking section 105.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) By redesignating sections 106 and 107 as 
        sections 105 and 106, respectively.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) By striking section 108.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) By redesignating sections 109 and 110 as 
        sections 107 and 108, respectively.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) In section 121 (6 U.S.C. 921)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking subsections (c), (d), and 
                (e); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) redesignating subsections (f), (g), 
                (h), and (i) as subsections (c), (d), (e), and (f), 
                respectively.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) By striking sections 122 and 127 (6 U.S.C. 922 
        and ).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) By redesignating sections 123, 124, 125, 126, 
        and 128 as sections 122, 123, 124, 125, and 126, 
        respectively.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) In section 233 (6 U.S.C. 983), by striking 
        subsection (c).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (9) By striking section 235 (6 U.S.C. 
        984).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (10) By redesignating section 236 as section 
        235.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (11) By striking sections 701 and 708 (and the 
        item relating to such section in the table of contents of such 
        Act).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (12) By redesignating sections 702, 703, 704, 705, 
        706, 707, and 709 as sections 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706, and 
        707, respectively.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Table of Contents.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Security and accountability for every port act 
        of 2006.--The table of contents of the Security and 
        Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-347) 
        is amended as follows:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) In the list of items relating to 
                subtitle A of title I, by striking the items relating 
                to sections 105 through 110 and inserting the following 
                new items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 105. Prohibition of issuance of transportation security 
                            cards to persons convicted of certain 
                            felonies.
<DELETED>``Sec. 106. Long-range vessel tracking.
<DELETED>``Sec. 107. Notice of arrival for foreign vessels on the Outer 
                            Continental Shelf.
<DELETED>``Sec. 108. Enhanced crewmember identification.''.
                <DELETED>    (B) In the list of items relating to 
                subtitle C of title I, by striking the items relating 
                to sections 122 through 128 and inserting the following 
                new items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 122. Random searches of containers.
<DELETED>``Sec. 123. Work stoppages and employee-employer disputes.
<DELETED>``Sec. 124. Threat assessment screening of port truck drivers.
<DELETED>``Sec. 125. Border Patrol unit for United States Virgin 
                            Islands.
<DELETED>``Sec. 126. Center of Excellence for Maritime Domain 
                            Awareness.''.
                <DELETED>    (C) In the list of items relating to 
                subtitle C of title II, by striking the items relating 
                to sections 235 and 236 and inserting the following new 
                item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 235. Information sharing relating to supply chain 
                            security cooperation.''.
                <DELETED>    (D) In the list of items relating to title 
                VII, by striking the items relating to sections 701 
                through 709 and inserting the following new 
                items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 701. Disclosures regarding homeland security grants.
<DELETED>``Sec. 702. Trucking security.
<DELETED>``Sec. 703. Air and Marine Operations of the Northern Border 
                            Air Wing.
<DELETED>``Sec. 704. Phaseout of vessels supporting oil and gas 
                            development.
<DELETED>``Sec. 705. Coast Guard property in Portland, Maine.
<DELETED>``Sec. 706. Methamphetamine and methamphetamine precursor 
                            chemicals.
<DELETED>``Sec. 707. Protection of health and safety during 
                            disasters.''.
        <DELETED>    (2) Title 46.--In the list of items relating to 
        the analysis for chapter 701 of title 46, United States Code, 
        by striking the items relating to sections 70107A and 
        70116.</DELETED>

   <DELETED>TITLE V--TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION</DELETED>

             <DELETED>Subtitle A--Administration</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1501. AMENDMENTS TO THE HOMELAND SECURITY ACT OF 2002 AND 
              TITLE 5, UNITED STATES CODE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Homeland Security Act of 2002.--Paragraph (1) of 
section 103(a) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended by this 
Act, is further amended by adding at the end the following new 
subparagraph:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(K) An Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration, in accordance 
                with section 114 of title 49, United States 
                Code.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Inclusion in Executive Schedule.--Section 5315 of 
title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the 
following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration, Department of Homeland Security.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1502. AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 49, UNITED STATES 
              CODE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Amendments.--Section 114 of title 49, United States 
Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Department of 
        Transportation'' and inserting ``Department of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)(1), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (b), in the heading, by striking 
        ``Under Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) in subsection (e)(4), by striking ``Secretary 
        of Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) in subsection (f)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (6), by striking 
                ``Managers'' and inserting ``Directors''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (14), by inserting ``air 
                carriers or'' before ``foreign air 
                carriers'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) in subsection (g)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``the Secretary'' each 
                place it appears and inserting ``the Secretary of 
                Homeland Security''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (3), by striking ``The 
                Secretary'' and inserting ``The Secretary of Homeland 
                Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) in subsection (j)(1)(D), by striking ``the 
        Secretary'' and inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (9) in subsection (l)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (2)(A), by striking ``the 
                Secretary'' and inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland 
                Security''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (4)(B), by striking ``the 
                Administrator under subparagraph (A)'' and inserting 
                ``the Administrator of the Federal Aviation 
                Administration under subparagraph (A)'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (10) in subsection (m)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the heading, by striking ``Under 
                Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (1), in the heading, by 
                striking ``Under secretary'' and inserting 
                ``Administrator'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (11) in subsection (n), by striking ``Department 
        of Transportation'' and inserting ``Department of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (12) in subsection (o), by striking ``Department 
        of Transportation'' and inserting ``Department of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (13) in subsection (p)(4), by striking ``Secretary 
        of Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (14) by redesignating subsections (u), (v), and 
        (w) as subsections (t), (cc), and (dd), respectively; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (15) by inserting after subsection (t), as so 
        redesignated, the following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(u) Deputy Administrator.--There is established in the 
Transportation Security Administration a Deputy Administrator, who 
shall assist the Administrator in the management of the Transportation 
Security Administration.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(v) Office of Public Affairs.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the 
        Transportation Security Administration an Office of Public 
        Affairs (in this subsection referred to as the 
        `Office').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Assistant administrator.--The head of the 
        Office shall be the Assistant Administrator for Public Affairs, 
        who shall report to the Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration or the Administrator's 
        designee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Functions.--The Office shall be responsible 
        for facilitating understanding of the Transportation Security 
        Administration's mission by communicating with internal and 
        external audiences in a timely, accurate, and transparent 
        manner.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(w) Office of Civil Rights and Liberties, Ombudsman, and 
Traveler Engagement.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the 
        Transportation Security Administration an Office of Civil 
        Rights and Liberties, Ombudsman, and Traveler Engagement (in 
        this subsection referred to as the `Office').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Assistant administrator.--The head of the 
        Office shall be the Assistant Administrator for Civil Rights 
        and Liberties, Ombudsman, and Traveler Engagement, who shall 
        report to the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration or the Administrator's designee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Functions.--The Office shall be responsible 
        for managing allegations of violations of civil rights and 
        civil liberties from the public, carrying out the 
        Administration's equal employment opportunity and diversity 
        policies and programs, including complaint management and 
        adjudication, and helping to ensure that employees and the 
        traveling public are treated in a fair and lawful 
        manner.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(x) Office of Legislative Affairs.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the 
        Transportation Security Administration an Office of Legislative 
        Affairs (in this subsection referred to as the 
        `Office').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Assistant administrator.--The head of the 
        Office shall be the Assistant Administrator for Legislative 
        Affairs, who shall report to the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration or the Administrator's 
        designee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Functions.--The Office shall be responsible 
        for developing and implementing strategies within the 
        Transportation Security Administration to achieve congressional 
        approval or authorization of the Administration's programs and 
        policies.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(y) Office of Finance and Administration.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the 
        Transportation Security Administration an Office of Finance and 
        Administration (in this subsection referred to as the 
        `Office').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief financial officer.--The head of the 
        Office shall be the Chief Financial Officer, who shall report 
        to the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration or the Administrator's designee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Functions.--The Office shall be responsible 
        for financial, budgetary, and administrative activities that 
        support the mission of the Transportation Security 
        Administration.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(z) Office of the Chief of Operations.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the 
        Transportation Security Administration an Office of the Chief 
        of Operations (in this subsection referred to as the 
        `Office').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief of operations.--The head of the Office 
        shall be the Chief of Operations, who shall report to the 
        Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration or 
        the Administrator's designee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Functions.--The Office shall be responsible 
        for the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Conducting protection, response, 
                detection, assessment, and investigation activities in 
                airports and other transportation facilities and 
                deploying Federal Air Marshals on United States 
                aircraft traveling domestically and 
                internationally.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Identifying, analyzing, and 
                mitigating risk by assessing vulnerabilities at 
                international locations to determine risk, evaluating 
                risk impacts to determine mitigation activities, and 
                executing mitigation activities to reduce risk to the 
                United States.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Providing security and intelligence 
                professionals with timely information in order to 
                prevent a terrorist attack against the transportation 
                systems of the United States.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Developing security policies and 
                plans that reduce the risk of catastrophic terrorist 
                attacks.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) Providing risk-based, adaptive 
                security that includes airport checkpoint and baggage 
                screening operations, regulatory compliance, cargo 
                inspections, and other specialized programs designed to 
                secure transportation.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) Safeguarding the transportation 
                systems of the United States through the qualification 
                and delivery of innovative security 
                capabilities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(aa) Office of the Chief of Mission Support.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the 
        Transportation Security Administration an Office of the Chief 
        of Mission Support (in this subsection referred to as the 
        `Office').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief of mission support.--The head of the 
        Office shall be the Chief of Mission Support, who shall report 
        to the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration or the Administrator's designee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Functions.--The Office shall be responsible 
        for the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Negotiating and awarding contracts 
                and other procurement vehicles that improve the 
                Transportation Security Administration's 
                capabilities.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Providing strategic, sustainable, 
                and comprehensive programs and services that attract, 
                build, and inspire a talented workforce.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Overseeing the development, 
                delivery, and evaluation of training programs for 
                Transportation Security Administration 
                employees.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Providing information technologies 
                and services that enable global transportation 
                security.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) Ensuring the integrity, efficiency, 
                and effectiveness of the Transportation Security 
                Administration's workforce, operations, and programs 
                through objective audits, covert testing, inspections, 
                and criminal investigations.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) Ensuring consistency in misconduct 
                penalty determinations and an expeditious and fair 
                adjudication process.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) Building the Transportation Security 
                Administration's capabilities by managing the 
                acquisition, testing, deployment, and sustainment of 
                security technology and other acquisition 
                programs.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(bb) Office of the Chief Counsel.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the 
        Transportation Security Administration an Office of the Chief 
        Counsel (in this subsection referred to as the 
        `Office').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief counsel.--The head of the Office shall 
        be the Chief Counsel for the Transportation Security 
        Administration, who shall report to the General Counsel of the 
        Department of Homeland Security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Functions.--The Office shall be responsible 
        for providing legal advice and services across the 
        Transportation Security Administration.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Section 115.--Subsection (c) of section 115 of title 
49, United States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (6), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Section 40119.--Section 40119 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)(4)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by inserting ``of the Federal Aviation 
                Administration'' after ``Administrator''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by inserting ``Federal Aviation'' 
                before ``Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (c), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Section 44901.--Section 44901 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
        Transportation for Security'' each place it appears and 
        inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``Assistant Secretary 
        (Transportation Security Administration)'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by striking ``Assistant Secretary'' each place 
        it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) in subsection (d), by striking ``Senate 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the 
        House of Representatives Committee on Transportation'' each 
        place it appears and inserting ``the Committee on Commerce, 
        Science, and Transportation and the Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the 
        Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the 
        Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
        Representatives''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Section 44902.--Section 44902 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Section 44903.--Section 44903 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)(1), by inserting ``the 
        Secretary of Homeland Security,'' before ``the Secretary of 
        Transportation'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (c)(2)(C), by striking 
        ``Secretary of Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of 
        Homeland Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (d), in the matter preceding 
        paragraph (1), by striking ``Secretary of Transportation'' and 
        inserting ``Secretary of Homeland Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (g)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1)(A), in the heading, 
                by striking ``Under secretary'' and inserting 
                ``Administrator''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``Under 
                Secretary's'' each place it appears and inserting 
                ``Transportation Security Administration 
                Administrator's'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) in subsection (h)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``of 
                Homeland Security'' after ``Secretary'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (6)(C), in the matter 
                preceding clause (i), by inserting ``of Homeland 
                Security'' after ``Secretary'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) in subsection (i)(l), by striking ``, after 
        receiving the recommendations of the National Institute of 
        Justice,'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) in subsection (j)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) in the matter preceding 
                        subparagraph (A), by striking ``Under Secretary 
                        for Transportation Security'' and inserting 
                        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                        Administration''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) in the matter following 
                        subparagraph (E), by striking ``Secretary of 
                        Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of 
                        Homeland Security''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking 
                ``Secretary of Transportation'' each place it appears 
                and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
                Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) in subsection (l)(1), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary for Border and Transportation Security of the 
        Department of Homeland Security'' and inserting ``Administrator 
        of the Transportation Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (9) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
        Transportation for Security'' each place it appears and 
        inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (10) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (11) by striking ``Assistant Secretary of Homeland 
        Security (Transportation Security Administration)'' each place 
        it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (12) by striking ``Assistant Secretary'' each 
        place it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Section 44904.--Section 44904 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (d) by striking ``Assistant 
        Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security 
        Administration)'' and inserting ``Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (h) Section 44905.--Section 44905 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Secretary of 
        Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (i) Section 44906.--Section 44906 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
        Transportation for Security'' and inserting ``Administrator of 
        the Transportation Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (j) Section 44908.--Section 44908 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``Secretary of Transportation'' 
each place it appears and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
Security''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (k) Section 44909.--Section 44909 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``the Customs Service'' each place 
        it appears and inserting ``U.S. Customs and Border 
        Protection''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (l) Section 44911.--Section 44911 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraphs (1) through (10), by 
                striking ``the'' each place it appears and inserting 
                ``The''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by inserting the following at the end 
                the following new paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) The Coast Guard.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(12) The Department of Homeland 
        Security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(13) The National Geospatial-Intelligence 
        Agency.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(14) The National Reconnaissance 
        Office.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``Secretary of 
                Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
                Security''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
                Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
                ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (d), by striking ``the 
        Secretary'' and inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (e)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``the Secretary'' and 
                inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland Security''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each 
                place it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (m) Section 44912.--Section 44912 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``Under 
                Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and 
                inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (3), by striking 
                ``Secretary of Transportation'' and inserting 
                ``Secretary of Homeland Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (n) Section 44913.--Section 44913 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``Under 
                Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and 
                inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``the 
                Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure'' and 
                inserting ``the Committee on Homeland 
                Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``Secretary of 
        Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
        Security''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (o) Section 44914.--Section 44914 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
        Transportation for Security'' and inserting ``Administrator of 
        the Transportation Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (p) Section 44915.--Section 44915 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``Under Secretary of Transportation 
for Security'' and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (q) Section 44916.--Section 44916 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (r) Section 44917.--Section 44917 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by striking ``Under Secretary of Transportation for 
                Security'' and inserting ``Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by inserting ``of 
                Homeland Security, utilizing a risk-based security 
                methodology,'' after ``Secretary'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsections (b) and (c);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) redesignating subsection (d) as subsection 
        (b); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (b), as so redesignated--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking 
                ``Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs 
                Enforcement'' and inserting ``Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (3), by striking 
                ``Assistant Secretary'' each place it appears and 
                inserting ``Administrator''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (s) Section 44918.--Section 44918 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (2)(E), by striking ``the 
                Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security 
                of the Department of Homeland Security'' and inserting 
                ``the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraphs (5), (6), and (7), by 
                striking ``the Administrator'' each place it appears 
                and inserting ``the Administrator of the Federal 
                Aviation Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (t) Section 44919.--Section 44919 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (u) Section 44920.--Section 44920 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (v) Section 44921.--Section 44921 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)(6)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by inserting ``the Committee on 
                Homeland Security and'' before ``the Committee on 
                Transportation and Infrastructure''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by inserting ``the Committee on 
                Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs'' before 
                ``the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
                Transportation'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (d)(4), by striking ``may,'' and 
        inserting ``may'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (i)(2), by striking ``the Under 
        Secretary'' before ``may'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) by striking ``Under Secretary's'' each place 
        it appears and inserting ``Transportation Security 
        Administration Administrator's''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (w) Section 44922.--Section 44922 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (x) Section 44923.--Section 44923 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), in the matter preceding 
        paragraph (1), by striking ``the Under Secretary for Border and 
        Transportation Security of the Department of Homeland 
        Security'' and inserting ``the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (c), by striking ``Secretary of 
        Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
        Security''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (d)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (3), in the heading, by 
                striking ``Under secretary'' and inserting 
                ``Administrator''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (4), by inserting ``, 
                Homeland Security,'' before ``and Transportation and 
                Infrastructure''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (y) Section 44924.--Section 44924 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``Under Secretary for 
                Border and Transportation for Security of the 
                Department of Homeland Security'' and inserting 
                ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``Administrator under'' 
                and inserting ``Administrator of the Federal Aviation 
                Administration under'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in each of subsections (b) through (f), by 
        inserting ``of the Federal Aviation Administration'' after 
        ``Administrator'' each place it appears;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (g), by inserting ``the 
        Committee on Homeland Security and'' before ``the Committee on 
        Transportation and Infrastructure''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (z) Section 44925.--Section 44925 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking 
                ``Assistant Security of Homeland Security 
                (Transportation Security Administration)'' and 
                inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``of 
                Homeland Security'' after ``Secretary''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (d), by striking ``Assistant 
        Secretary'' each place it appears and inserting ``Administrator 
        of the Transportation Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (aa) Section 44926.--Section 44926 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``United 
        States'' and inserting ``U.S.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)(3)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding subparagraph 
                (A), by striking ``an'' and inserting ``a''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking 
                ``United States'' and inserting ``U.S.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (bb) Section 44927.--Section 44927 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), in the first sentence, by 
        striking ``Veteran'' and inserting ``Veterans''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Assistant Secretary'' each place 
        it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (cc) Section 44933.--Section 44933 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in the heading, by striking ``managers'' and 
        inserting ``directors'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the first sentence--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``Under Secretary 
                        of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
                        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                        Administration''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``Manager'' and 
                        inserting ``Director'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in the second sentence--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``Under 
                        Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator of 
                        the Transportation Security Administration''; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking the term 
                        ``Managers'' each place it appears and 
                        inserting ``Directors''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by striking ``Manager'' and inserting ``Director''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``Under 
                Secretary'' and inserting ``the Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (dd) Section 44934.--Section 44934 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (ee) Section 44935.--Section 44935 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
        Transportation for Security'' each place it appears and 
        inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (e)(2)(A)(ii), by striking 
        ``section 1101(a)(22) of the Immigration and Nationality Act'' 
        and inserting ``section 101(a)(22) of the Immigration and 
        Nationality Act''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by redesignating the second subsection (i) 
        (relating to accessibility of computer-based training 
        facilities) as subsection (k).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (ff) Section 44936.--Section 44936 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)(1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subparagraph (A)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``Under Secretary 
                        of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
                        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                        Administration''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``Under Secretary 
                        of Transportation for Transportation 
                        Security,,'' and inserting ``Administrator of 
                        the Transportation Security Administration,''; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subparagraphs (B) and (C), by 
                striking ``Under Secretary of Transportation for 
                Transportation Security'' each place it appears and 
                inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (c)(1), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary's'' and inserting ``Transportation Security 
        Administration Administrator's''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (gg) Section 44937.--Section 44937 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``Under Secretary of Transportation 
for Security'' and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (hh) Section 44938.--Section 44938 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), in the matter preceding 
        paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``Secretary of 
                Transportation'' and inserting ``Secretary of Homeland 
                Security'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``the Secretary 
                considers'' and inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland 
                Security considers'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by striking ``The Secretary'' and 
                inserting ``The Secretary of Homeland Security''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
                Transportation Security'' and inserting ``Administrator 
                of the Transportation Security Administration''; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (ii) Section 44940.--Section 44940 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)(1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by striking ``Under Secretary of Transportation for 
                Security'' and inserting ``Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subparagraph (F) by striking `` 
                Managers'' and inserting ``Directors'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (e)(1), in the heading, by 
        striking ``Under secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (jj) Section 44941.--Section 44941 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by inserting ``the Department of Homeland 
Security,'' before ``the Department of Transportation''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (kk) Section 44942.--Section 44942 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by redesignating paragraph (1) 
                        as subsection (c) and moving such subsection, 
                        as so redesignated, two ems to the left; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by redesignating 
                        subparagraphs (A) and (B) as subsections (d) 
                        and (e), respectively, and moving such 
                        subsections, as so redesignated, four ems to 
                        the left;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsections (a) and (b);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking subsection (c), as so 
        redesignated;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e), as 
        so redesignated, as subsections (a) and (b), 
        respectively;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) by striking the term ``the Secretary'' each 
        place it appears and inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) by striking ``Under Secretary for 
        Transportation Security'' each place it appears and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) by striking ``Congress'' and inserting ``the 
        Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives 
        and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of 
        the Senate''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (ll) Section 44943.--Section 44943 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``The Under 
        Secretary for Transportation Security'' and inserting ``The 
        Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``the Secretary'' 
                        and inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland 
                        Security''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``Under Secretary 
                        of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
                        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                        Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``the Under Secretary'' 
                each place it appears and inserting ``the Administrator 
                of the Transportation Security Administration''; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (c), by striking ``the Under 
        Secretary for Transportation Security'' and inserting ``the 
        Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (mm) Section 44944.--Section 44944 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Transportation Security'' and 
        inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (nn) Section 44945.--Section 44945 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``Assistant Secretary'' each place 
it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (oo) Section 44946.--Section 44946 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (c)(2)(A), by striking ``, but a 
        member may continue to serve until a successor is appointed'' 
        and inserting ``but may continue until such time as a successor 
        member begins serving on the Advisory Committee'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (g)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking paragraph (2); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) redesignating paragraph (3) as 
                paragraph (2); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``Assistant Secretary'' each place 
        it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (pp) Section 45107.--Section 45107 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by striking the second 
        sentence.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (qq) Clerical Amendments.--The analysis for chapter 449 of 
title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating 
to section 44933 and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``44933. Federal Security Directors.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1503. AMENDMENTS TO THE AVIATION AND TRANSPORTATION 
              SECURITY ACT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Section 101.--Section 101 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act (Public Law 107-71) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (c) (5 U.S.C. 5313 note)--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking paragraph (1);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating paragraphs (2) and 
                (3) as paragraph (1) and (2), respectively; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (1), as so redesignated--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``Under 
                        Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator of 
                        the Transportation Security 
                        Administration'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``30 percent'' 
                        and inserting ``15 percent'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) by striking ``the 
                        Secretary's'' and inserting ``the Secretary of 
                        Homeland Security's''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) by striking ``Under 
                        Secretary's'' and inserting ``Transportation 
                        Security Administration Administrator's''; 
                        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsection (g) (49 U.S.C. 44901 
        note).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Section 106.--Section 106 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act (49 U.S.C. 44903 note) is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1), in the matter 
                preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``Under 
                Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and 
                inserting ``Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2)(A), by striking 
                ``Under Secretary'' each place it appears and inserting 
                ``Administrator''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (2)(B), in the matter 
                preceding clause (i), by striking ``Secretary'' and 
                inserting ``Secretary of Homeland Security''; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (e), by striking ``Under 
        Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Section 109.--Section 109 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act (49 U.S.C. 114 note) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``(a) In General.--The 
                Under Secretary of Transportation for Security'' and 
                inserting ``The Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (4), by--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) striking ``medical product'' 
                        and inserting ``liquid or gel medical product 
                        or nourishment and nutrition for infants and 
                        toddlers, including formula, breast milk, and 
                        juice,''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``the product'' 
                        and inserting ``such product or nourishment or 
                        nutrition''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (7), by striking ``voice 
                stress analysis, biometric,'' and inserting 
                ``biometric''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsection (b).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Section 110.--Section 110 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act is amended by striking subsections (c) and 
(d).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Section 111.--Section 111 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act (49 U.S.C. 44935 note) is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``Under Secretary of 
                Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
                ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                Administration''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``Under Secretary'' each 
                place it appears and inserting ``Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (d)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``Under Secretary 
                        of Transportation for Security'' and inserting 
                        ``Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                        Administration''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by striking ``Under 
                        Secretary'' each place it appears and inserting 
                        ``Administrator''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``Under 
                Secretary'' and inserting ``Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Section 117.--Section 117 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act (49 U.S.C. 44903 note) is amended by 
inserting ``the Secretary of Homeland Security in consultation with'' 
before ``the Secretary of Transportation''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Section 132.--Section 132 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act is repealed.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (h) Section 135.--Section 135 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act is repealed.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (i) Section 137.--Section 137 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act (49 U.S.C. 44912 note) is 
repealed.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (j) Redesignations.--Sections 133, 134, 136, 138, 139, 
140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, and 147 of the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act are amended by redesignating such sections 
as sections 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 
and 144, respectively.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1504. INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED TO CONGRESS 
              UNDER THE STRATEGIC 5-YEAR TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT PLAN OF 
              THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Additional Information Required.--Section 1611 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 563) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (g)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by striking ``biennially'' and inserting 
                ``annually'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (1), by striking 
                ``and'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (2), by striking the 
                period and inserting ``; and'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by adding at the end the following new 
                paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) information about acquisitions completed 
        during the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year during which 
        the report is submitted.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Notice of Covered Changes to Plan.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Notice required.--The Administrator shall 
        submit to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Homeland 
        Security of the House of Representatives notice of any covered 
        change to the Plan by not later than 90 days after the date on 
        which the change is made.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Definition of change.--In this subsection, 
        the term `covered change' means an increase or decrease in the 
        dollar amount allocated to the procurement of a technology or 
        an increase or decrease in the number of a 
        technology.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report on Equipment in Operation Post-life-cycle.--Not 
later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall 
submit to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the 
Senate and the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives a report describing any equipment of the Transportation 
Security Administration that is in operation after--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the end of the life-cycle of the equipment 
        specified by the manufacturer of the equipment; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the end of the useful life projection for the 
        equipment under the strategic 5-year technology investment plan 
        of the Transportation Security Administration, as required by 
        section 1611 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 
        563).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Notice to Airports and Airlines.--Upon the enactment 
of this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall notify airports and airlines of any changes to the 
5-year technology investment plan of the Transportation Security 
Administration.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1505. MAINTENANCE OF SECURITY-RELATED 
              TECHNOLOGY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title XVI of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 561 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new subtitle:</DELETED>

        <DELETED>``Subtitle C--Maintenance of Security-Related 
                          Technology</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 1621. MAINTENANCE VALIDATION AND OVERSIGHT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date 
of the enactment of this subtitle, the Administrator shall develop and 
implement a preventive maintenance validation process for security-
related technology deployed to airports.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Maintenance by Administration Personnel at 
Airports.--For maintenance to be carried out by Administration 
personnel at airports, the process referred to in subsection (a) shall 
include the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Guidance to Administration personnel at 
        airports specifying how to conduct and document preventive 
        maintenance actions.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Mechanisms for the Administrator to verify 
        compliance with the guidance issued pursuant to paragraph 
        (1).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Maintenance by Contractors at Airports.--For 
maintenance to be carried by a contractor at airports, the process 
referred to in subsection (a) shall require the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Provision of monthly preventative 
        maintenance schedules to appropriate Administration personnel 
        at each airport that includes information on each action to be 
        completed by contractor.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Notification to appropriate Administration 
        personnel at each airport when maintenance action is completed 
        by a contractor.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) A process for independent validation by a 
        third party of contractor maintenance.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Penalties for Noncompliance.--The Administrator 
shall require maintenance contracts for security-related technology 
deployed to airports to include penalties for noncompliance when it is 
determined that either preventive or corrective maintenance has not 
been completed according to contractual requirements and manufacturers' 
specifications.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 1616 the following:</DELETED>

   <DELETED>``Subtitle C--Maintenance of Security-Related Technology

<DELETED>``Sec. 1621. Maintenance validation and oversight.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1506. TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 
              EFFICIENCY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Efficiency Review.--Not later than 270 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall conduct and complete a 
comprehensive, agency-wide efficiency review of the Administration to 
identify and effectuate spending reductions and administrative savings 
through the streamlining or restructuring of Administration divisions 
to make the Administration more efficient. In carrying out the review 
under this section, the Administrator shall consider each of the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) The elimination of any unnecessarily 
        duplicative or overlapping programs and initiatives that can be 
        streamlined.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) The elimination of any unnecessary or obsolete 
        rules, regulations, directives, or procedures.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) The reduction in overall operating expenses of 
        the Administration, including costs associated with the number 
        of personnel, as a direct result of efficiencies gained through 
        the implementation of risk-based screening or through any other 
        means as determined by the Administrator.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Any other matters the Administrator determines 
        are appropriate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report to Congress.--Not later than 30 days after the 
completion of the efficiency review required under subsection (a), the 
Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall 
report to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate on the results and cost savings expected 
to be achieved through such efficiency review.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1507. TRANSPORTATION SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE 
              ACCOUNTABILITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Reduction Plan.--Not later than 270 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security, 
acting through the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration, shall develop a strategic plan, including a timeline, 
to reduce by 20 percent by June 30, 2019, the number of positions at 
the Senior Executive Service level at the Administration.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Congressional Review.--Not later than 30 days after 
the completion of the Senior Executive Service reduction plan required 
under subsection (a), the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of 
the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
and Transportation of the Senate a copy of such plan.</DELETED>

    <DELETED>Subtitle B--Passenger Security and Screening</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1511. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TRUSTED TRAVELER 
              PROGRAM COLLABORATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Secretary of Homeland Security shall continue the 
review of all trusted traveler vetting programs carried out by the 
Department of Homeland Security using representatives from such 
programs to make recommendations on possible efficiencies that could be 
gained by integrating requirements and operations and increasing 
information and data sharing across programs.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1512. PRECHECK BIOMETRIC PILOT PROJECT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA) shall conduct a pilot project to test a secure, 
automated, and biometric-based system at airports to verify the 
identity of individuals who are members of TSA PreCheck or another 
Department of Homeland Security trusted traveler program that affords 
TSA expedited screening. Such system shall be designed to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) improve security while also reducing the need 
        for security screening personnel to perform identity and travel 
        document verification for such individuals;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) reduce the average wait time of such 
        individuals;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) reduce overall operating expenses of the 
        Administration;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) be integrated with the Department's watch list 
        and trusted traveler matching programs; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) be integrated with other technologies to 
        further facilitate risk-based passenger screening at 
        checkpoints, to the extent practicable and consistent with 
        security standards.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1513. IDENTITY AND TRAVEL DOCUMENT 
              VERIFICATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 44901 of title 49, United States Code, is amended 
by adding at the end the following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(m) Establishment of Screening System for Certain 
Persons.--Not later than December 31, 2018, the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall, subject to the 
availability of appropriations, implement an identity and travel 
document verification system designed to establish a secure, automated 
system at all airports for verifying identity and travel documents of 
persons seeking entry into the sterile area of an airport. Such system 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) assess the need for security screening 
        personnel to perform identity and travel document verification 
        for such passengers, thereby assessing the overall number of 
        such screening personnel;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) reduce the average wait time of such 
        passengers;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) reduce overall operating expenses of the 
        Administration;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) be integrated with the Administration's 
        watch list matching program; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) be integrated with other technologies to 
        further facilitate risk-based passenger screening at 
        checkpoints, to the extent practicable and consistent with 
        security standards.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1514. COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PILOT PROJECT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall conduct a pilot project to test the use of 
screening equipment using computed tomography technology to screen 
baggage at passenger checkpoints.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1515. EXPLOSIVES DETECTION CANINE TEAMS FOR 
              AVIATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Passenger Screening Teams.--The Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall ensure that by December 
31, 2018, at least 300 explosives detection canine teams are dedicated 
to passenger screening purposes at airports in the United States at 
which the Administration performs, or oversees the implementation and 
performance of, security measures, including screening 
responsibilities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Use of Canines to Detect Screening Anomalies.--At 
airports in the United States at which--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) canine teams trained to screen passengers are 
        available, and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the Transportation Security Administration has 
        passenger screening responsibilities,</DELETED>
<DELETED>the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration may use such teams to detect screening 
anomalies.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1516. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES AT AIRPORT 
              CHECKPOINTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Standardization.--The Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall require, to the extent 
practicable, that standard operating procedures at airport checkpoints 
for passengers and carry-on baggage are carried out in a uniform manner 
among similarly situated airports.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report to Congress.--Not later than 270 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall submit to the Committee on 
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate a report on how 
standard operating procedures were made uniform in accordance with 
subsection (a).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Audits.--Beginning one year after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Inspector General of the Department of 
Homeland Security shall conduct periodic audits of adherence to the 
standard operating procedures, as established by the Administrator of 
the Transportation Security Administration, under this section of 
screening personnel at large, medium, and small airports in diverse 
geographical areas.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1517. TRAVELER REDRESS IMPROVEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Redress Process.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 30 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall, using existing 
        resources, systems, and processes, ensure the availability of 
        the Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry 
        Program (DHS TRIP) redress process to adjudicate inquiries for 
        individuals who--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) are citizens of the United States or 
                aliens lawfully admitted for permanent 
                residence;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) have filed an inquiry with DHS TRIP 
                after receiving enhanced screening at an airport 
                passenger security checkpoint more than three times in 
                any 60-day period; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) believe they have been wrongly 
                identified as being a threat to aviation 
                security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Report.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall submit to the 
        Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives 
        and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of 
        the Senate a report on the implementation of the redress 
        process required under paragraph (1).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Privacy Impact Review and Update.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall review and update 
        the Privacy Impact Assessment for the Secure Flight programs to 
        ensure such Assessment accurately reflects the operation of 
        such programs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Public dissemination; form.--The Secure Flight 
        Privacy Impact Assessment review and update required under 
        paragraph (1) shall be published on a publically-accessible 
        internet webpage of the Transportation Security Administration 
        and submitted to the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
        House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, 
        Science, and Transportation of the Senate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Transportation Security Administration Rule Review and 
Notification Process.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Rule review.--Not later than 60 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act and every 120 days 
        thereafter, the Assistant Administrator of the Office of 
        Intelligence and Analysis of the Transportation Security 
        Administration, in coordination with the entities specified in 
        paragraph (2), shall conduct a comprehensive review of the 
        Transportation Security Administration's intelligence-based 
        screening rules.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Notification process.--Not later than 48 hours 
        after changing, updating, implementing, or suspending a 
        Transportation Security Administration intelligence-based 
        screening rule, the Assistant Administrator of the Office of 
        Intelligence and Analysis of the Transportation Security 
        Administration shall notify the following entities of any such 
        change, update, implementation, or suspension, as the case may 
        be:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) The Office of Civil Rights and 
                Liberties, Ombudsman, and Traveler Engagement of the 
                Transportation Security Administration.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) The Office of Civil Rights and 
                Liberties of the Department of Homeland 
                Security.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) The Office of Chief Counsel of the 
                Administration.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) The Office of General Counsel of the 
                Department.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) The Privacy Office of the 
                Administration.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) The Privacy Office of the 
                Department.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (G) The Federal Air Marshal 
                Service.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (H) The Traveler Redress Inquiry Program 
                of the Department.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Federal Air Marshal Service Coordination.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall ensure that the 
        Transportation Security Administration's intelligence-based 
        screening rules are taken into account for Federal Air Marshal 
        mission scheduling.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Report.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall submit to the 
        Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives 
        and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of 
        the Senate a report on how the Transportation Security 
        Administration's intelligence-based screening rules are 
        incorporated in the risk analysis conducted during the Federal 
        Air Marshal mission scheduling process.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) GAO Report.--Not later than one year after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States 
shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate a study on the Transportation Security 
Administration's intelligence-based screening rules and the 
effectiveness of such rules in identifying and mitigating potential 
threats to aviation security. Such study shall also examine 
coordination between the Transportation Security Administration, the 
Department of Homeland Security, and other relevant partners relating 
to changing, updating, implementing, or suspending such rules as 
necessary.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1518. SCREENING IN AREAS OTHER THAN PASSENGER 
              TERMINALS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration is authorized to provide screening services to a 
commercial charter air carrier in areas other than primary passenger 
terminals upon the request of such carrier. A commercial charter air 
carrier shall direct any such request to the Federal Security Director 
for the airport where such services are requested. A Federal Security 
Director may elect to provide screening services if such services are 
available. The Administrator shall enter into an agreement with a 
commercial charter air carrier for compensation from such carrier 
requesting the use of screening services for all reasonable costs in 
addition to overtime costs that are incurred in the provision of 
screening services under this section.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1519. FEDERAL AIR MARSHAL SERVICE AGREEMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Standardization.--Not later than 60 days after the 
date of the enactment of the Act, the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall develop a standard working 
document that shall be the basis of all negotiations and agreements 
that begin after the date of the enactment of this Act between the 
United States and foreign governments or partners regarding Federal Air 
Marshal coverage of flights to and from the United States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Written Agreements.--All agreements between the United 
States and foreign governments or partners regarding the presence of 
Federal Air Marshals on flights to and from the United States must be 
written and signed by the Secretary of Homeland Security or the 
Secretary's designee.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Congressional Notification.--The Secretary of Homeland 
Security shall transmit to the relevant Congressional committees any 
agreements described in subsection (b) within 30 days of such agreement 
being signed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1520. FEDERAL AIR MARSHAL MISSION SCHEDULING 
              AUTOMATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall seek to acquire an automated software capability 
for the scheduling of Federal Air Marshal Service missions based on 
current risk modeling.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1521. CANINE DETECTION RESEARCH AND 
              DEVELOPMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
conduct an audit of all canine training programs of the Department of 
Homeland Security and convene a working group of representatives from 
all such programs to make recommendations on possible efficiencies that 
could be gained by integrating training standards and 
facilities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Canine Staffing Allocation Model.--The Administrator 
of the Transportation Security Administration shall develop a staffing 
allocation model for canines to determine the optimal number of 
passenger screening canines at airports in the United States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Report to Congress.--Not later than 180 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security 
shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate a report on the recommendations required 
by subsection (a).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Briefing to Congress.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall brief the 
        Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives 
        and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of 
        the Senate on the state of explosives detection canine 
        production and training in the United States.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Contents.--The briefing required under 
        paragraph (1) shall include the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) An analysis of the steps the 
                Transportation Security Administration may take to 
                foster additional production of explosives detection 
                canines in the United States by the private 
                sector.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Perspectives from current explosives 
                detection canine industry stakeholders regarding the 
                impact of the Administration's procurement model on 
                business considerations.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) An analysis regarding whether the 
                Administration effectively communicates canine training 
                guidelines and testing methodology to the private 
                sector.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) The extent to which physical capacity 
                limitations at current Administration-operated sites 
                hinder the operations of either the Administration or 
                industry.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1522. INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION 
              ORGANIZATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 90 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the United States Ambassador or the Charge 
d'Affaires to the United States Mission to the International Civil 
Aviation Organization shall pursue improvements to airport security, 
including if practicable, introducing a resolution to raise minimum 
standards for airport security.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report to Congress.--Not later than 180 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the United States Ambassador or the 
Charge d'Affaires to the United States Mission to the International 
Civil Aviation Organization shall report to the Committee on Homeland 
Security and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs, the Committee on Foreign Relations, and the Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate on the 
implementation of subsection (a).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1523. PASSENGER SECURITY FEE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Secretary of Homeland Security is prohibited from 
incorporating an increase in the passenger security fee under section 
44940 of title 49, United States Code, beyond what is authorized at the 
time the annual budget proposal for the Department of Homeland Security 
is transmitted to Congress.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1524. LAST POINT OF DEPARTURE AIRPORT 
              CERTIFICATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Subparagraph (B) of section 44907(a)(2) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended by inserting ``, including the screening 
and vetting of airport workers'' before the semicolon at the 
end.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1525. SECURITY INCIDENT RESPONSE AT AIRPORTS AND SURFACE 
              TRANSPORTATION HUBS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act of 2015 (Public 
Law 114-50; 49 U.S.C. 44903 note) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in section 3--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subsection (b), in the matter 
                preceding paragraph (1), by striking ``may'' each place 
                it appears and inserting ``shall'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating subsection (c) as 
                subsection (d); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by inserting after subsection (b) the 
                following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Review.--The Administrator of the Transportation 
Security Administration shall review the active shooter response 
guidelines specified for Department of Homeland Security personnel 
under this section and make a recommendation to the Secretary of 
Homeland Security to modify such guidelines for personnel who are 
certified Federal law enforcement officials and for personnel who are 
uniformed but unarmed security officials.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in section 7--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subsection (b), in the matter 
                preceding paragraph (1), by striking ``may'' each place 
                it appears and inserting ``shall'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating subsections (c) and 
                (d) as subsections (d) and (e), respectively; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by inserting after subsection (b) the 
                following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Review.--The Administrator of the Transportation 
Security Administration shall review the active shooter response 
guidelines specified for Department of Homeland Security personnel 
under this section and make a recommendation to the Secretary of 
Homeland Security to modify such guidelines for personnel who are 
certified Federal law enforcement officials and for personnel who are 
uniformed but unarmed security officials.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1526. AIRPORT SECURITY SCREENING OPT-OUT 
              PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 44920 of title 49, United States Code, is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``120'' 
                and inserting ``90'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating paragraph (3) as 
                paragraph (4);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by inserting after paragraph (2) the 
                following new paragraph:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(3) Entrance into contract.--The 
                Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                Administration shall make best efforts to enter into a 
                contract with a private screening company to provide 
                screening services at an airport not later than 180 
                days after the date of approval of an application 
                submitted by the operator of such airport under 
                subsection (a).''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (4), 
                as so redesignated, in the matter preceding clause (i), 
                by striking ``not later than 60 days following the date 
                of the denial'' and inserting ``immediately upon 
                issuing the denial''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsection (h) and inserting the 
        following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Evaluation of Screening Company Proposals for 
Award.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including title 48 
of the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (5 U.S.C. App.), an airport operator that has applied and been 
approved to have security screening services carried out by a qualified 
private screening company under contract with the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration may nominate to the head of the 
contracting activity an individual to participate in the evaluation of 
proposals for the award of such contract. Any such participation on a 
proposal evaluation committee shall be conducted in accordance with the 
provisions and restrictions of chapter 21 of title 41, United States 
Code.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(i) Innovative Screening Approaches and Technologies.--
The operator of an airport at which screening services are provided 
under this section is encouraged to recommend to the Administrator of 
the Transportation Security Administration innovative screening 
approaches and technologies. Upon receipt of any such recommendations, 
the Administrator, shall review and, if appropriate, test, conduct a 
pilot project, and, if appropriate, deploy such approaches and 
technologies.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1527. PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REVIEW.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Notwithstanding subsection (d) of section 
111 of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (49 U.S.C. 44935 
note), not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this 
Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration 
shall convene a working group consisting of representatives of the 
Administration and representatives of the labor organization 
representing security screening personnel to discuss reforms to the 
Administration's personnel management system, including appeals to the 
Merit Systems Protection Board and grievance procedures.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report.--Not later than one year after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the working group convened under subsection (a) 
shall terminate and shall submit to the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration and the Committee on Homeland 
Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, 
Science, and Transportation of the Senate a report containing agreed-
upon reforms to the Administration's personnel management system. The 
Administrator may implement associated recommendations mutually agreed 
to by the parties to such working group before the end of such one year 
period.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1528. INNOVATION TASK FORCE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Administrator of the Transportation 
Security Administration may establish a task force to collaborate with 
air carriers, airport operators, and other aviation security 
stakeholders to foster the pursuit of innovations in aviation security 
prior to the acquisition process.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Activities.--The task force authorized under 
subsection (a) may conduct activities designed to identify and develop 
an innovative technology or capability with the potential of enhancing 
aviation security, including--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) conducting a field demonstration of such a 
        technology or capability in the airport environment;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) gathering performance data from such a 
        demonstration to inform the acquisition process; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) providing funding and promoting efforts to 
        enable participation in a demonstration by a small business 
        that has an innovative technology but does not have adequate 
        resources to participate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Composition.--The task force authorized under 
subsection (a) shall be--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) chaired by the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration's designee; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) comprised of representatives appointed by the 
        Administrator, in consultation with the Chairperson of the 
        Aviation Security Advisory Committee (established pursuant to 
        section 44936 of title 49, United States Code), from 
        appropriate stakeholders from--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) within the Administration;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) air carriers;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) airport operators;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) other aviation security stakeholders; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) as appropriate, the Science and 
                Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland 
                Security and any other appropriate component of the 
                Department.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this section shall 
require the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration 
to acquire an innovative technology or emerging security 
capability.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Non-applicability of FACA.--The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the task force 
authorized under subsection (a).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1529. AIRPORT LAW ENFORCEMENT REIMBURSEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of 
the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
and Transportation of the Senate a report on the Transportation 
Security Administration's law enforcement officer reimbursement 
program, which shall include information relating to the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) The current structure of the program, 
        including how funding disbursement decisions are 
        made.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) An assessment of threats requiring law 
        enforcement officer response at airports.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) The scope of current law enforcement 
        activities covered under the program, and an assessment of 
        whether such covered activities should be expanded to reflect 
        emerging threats.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) The annual costs to airport authorities for 
        providing law enforcement for such covered activities at 
        security checkpoints.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Proposed methodology for funding 
        allocations.</DELETED>

   <DELETED>Subtitle C--Transportation Security Screening Personnel 
                 Training and Accountability</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1531. TRANSPORTATION SECURITY TRAINING 
              PROGRAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 44935 of title 49, United States 
Code, as amended by this Act, is further amended by adding at the end 
the following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(l) Initial and Recurring Training.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall establish a 
        training program for new security screening personnel located 
        at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, 
        Georgia.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Recurring training.--Not later than 180 days 
        after the date of the enactment of this subsection, the 
        Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration 
        shall establish recurring training of security screening 
        personnel regarding updates to screening procedures and 
        technologies, including methods to identify the verification of 
        false or fraudulent travel documents, as well as training on 
        emerging threats, in response to weaknesses identified in 
        covert tests at airports. The training shall include--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) internal controls for monitoring and 
                documenting compliance of transportation security 
                officers with such training requirements; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) such other matters as identified by 
                the Administrator with regard to such 
                training.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) GAO Study.--Not later than one year after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States 
shall report to Congress on the effectiveness of the new security 
screening personnel training at Glynco, Georgia, required under 
subsection (l) of section 44935 of title 49, United States Code, as 
amended by this section.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1532. ALTERNATE NEW SECURITY SCREENING PERSONNEL TRAINING 
              PROGRAM COST AND FEASIBILITY STUDY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall conduct a cost and feasibility study of developing 
a training program for security screening personnel that will provide 
such personnel with an equal level of training as is provided in the 
training program for new security screening personnel located at the 
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia, that could 
be conducted at or within 50 miles of such security screening 
personnel's duty station. Such study should examine the use of online 
seminar and training platforms for portions of the training curriculum 
that are conducive to such an outcome.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1533. PROHIBITION OF ADVANCE NOTICE OF COVERT TESTING TO 
              SECURITY SCREENERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 44935 of title 49, United States Code, as amended 
by this Act, is further amended by adding at the end the following new 
subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(m) Prohibition of Advance Notice to Security Screeners 
of Covert Testing and Evaluation.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall ensure, to the 
        greatest extent practicable, that information concerning a 
        covert test of a transportation security system to be conducted 
        by a covert testing office, the Inspector General of the 
        Department of Homeland Security, or the Government 
        Accountability Office is not provided to any individual 
        involved in such test prior to the completion of such 
        test.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Exceptions.--Notwithstanding paragraph (1)--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) an authorized individual involved in 
                a covert test of a transportation security system may 
                provide information concerning such covert test to--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) employees, officers, and 
                        contractors of the Federal Government 
                        (including military personnel);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) employees and officers of 
                        State and local governments; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) law enforcement officials 
                        who are authorized to receive or directed to be 
                        provided such information by the Administrator 
                        of the Transportation Security Administration, 
                        the Inspector General of the Department of 
                        Homeland Security, or the Comptroller General 
                        of the United States, as the case may be; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) for the purpose of ensuring the 
                security of any individual in the vicinity of a site at 
                which a covert test of a transportation security system 
                is being conducted, an individual conducting such test 
                may disclose his or her status as an individual 
                conducting such test to any appropriate individual if a 
                security screener or other individual who is not a 
                covered employee identifies the individual conducting 
                such test as a potential threat.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Special rules for tsa.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Monitoring and security of testing 
                personnel.--The head of each covert testing office 
                shall ensure that a person or group of persons 
                conducting a covert test of a transportation security 
                system for a covert testing office is accompanied at 
                the site of such test by a cover team composed of one 
                or more employees of such covert testing office for the 
                purpose of monitoring such test and confirming the 
                identity of personnel involved in such test under 
                subparagraph (B).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Responsibility of cover team.--Under 
                this paragraph, a cover team for a covert test of a 
                transportation security system shall--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) monitor such test; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) for the purpose of ensuring 
                        the security of any individual in the vicinity 
                        of a site at which such test is being 
                        conducted, confirm, notwithstanding paragraph 
                        (1), the identity of any individual conducting 
                        such test to any appropriate individual if a 
                        security screener or other individual who is 
                        not a covered employee identifies the 
                        individual conducting such test as a potential 
                        threat.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Aviation screening.--Notwithstanding 
                subparagraph (A), the Transportation Security 
                Administration is not required to have a cover team 
                present during a test of the screening of persons, 
                carry-on items, or checked baggage at an aviation 
                security checkpoint at or serving an airport if such 
                test--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) is approved, in coordination 
                        with the designated security official for the 
                        airport operator by the Federal Security 
                        Director for such airport; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) is carried out under an 
                        aviation screening assessment program of the 
                        Department of Homeland Security.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Use of other personnel.--The 
                Transportation Security Administration may use 
                employees, officers, and contractors of the Federal 
                Government (including military personnel) and employees 
                and officers of State and local governments or any 
                personnel authorized by the Federal Security Director 
                to conduct covert tests.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Definitions.--In this subsection, the 
        following definitions apply:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Appropriate individual.--The term 
                `appropriate individual', as used with respect to--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) a covert test under 
                        paragraph (2)(B) of a transportation security 
                        system, means any individual who the individual 
                        conducting such test determines needs to know 
                        his or her status as an individual conducting 
                        such test; or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) a covert test under 
                        paragraph (3)(B)(i), means any individual who 
                        the cover team monitoring such test determines 
                        needs to know the identity of such cover 
                        team.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Covered employee.--The term `covered 
                employee' means any individual who receives notice of a 
                covert test before the completion of a test under 
                paragraph (2)(B).</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Covert test.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) In general.--The term 
                        `covert test' means an exercise or activity 
                        conducted by a covert testing office, the 
                        Inspector General of the Department of Homeland 
                        Security, or the Government Accountability 
                        Office to intentionally test, compromise, or 
                        circumvent transportation security systems to 
                        identify vulnerabilities in such 
                        systems.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Limitation.--
                        Notwithstanding clause (i), the term `covert 
                        test' does not mean an exercise or activity by 
                        an employee or contractor of the Transportation 
                        Security Administration to test or assess 
                        compliance with relevant regulations.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Covert testing office.--The term 
                `covert testing office' means any office of the 
                Transportation Security Administration designated by 
                the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                Administration to conduct covert tests of 
                transportation security systems.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) Employee of a covert testing 
                office.--The term `employee of a covert testing office' 
                means an individual who is an employee of a covert 
                testing office or a contractor or an employee of a 
                contractor of a covert testing office.''.</DELETED>

      <DELETED>Subtitle D--Airport Access Controls and Perimeter 
                           Security</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1541. REFORMATION OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS OF THE 
              TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Definitions.--In this subtitle:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Air carrier.--The term ``air carrier'' has the 
        meaning given such term in section 40102 of title 49, United 
        States Code.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Appropriate congressional committees.--The 
        term ``appropriate congressional committees'' means the 
        Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives 
        and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of 
        the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Foreign air carrier.--The term ``foreign air 
        carrier'' has the meaning given such term in section 40102 of 
        title 49, United States Code.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Intelligence community.--The term 
        ``intelligence community'' has the meaning given such term in 
        section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 
        3003(4)).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Secured area.--The term ``secured area'' has 
        the meaning given such term in section 1540.5 of title 49, Code 
        of Federal Regulations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) Security identification display area.--The 
        term ``Security Identification Display Area'' has the meaning 
        given such term in section 1540.5 of title 49, Code of Federal 
        Regulations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) Sterile area.--The term ``sterile area'' has 
        the meaning given such term in section 1540.5 of title 49, Code 
        of Federal Regulations.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Cost and Feasibility Study.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration, in consultation with 
        the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (established under 
        section 44946 of title 49, United States Code), shall submit to 
        the appropriate congressional committees and the Comptroller 
        General of the United States a cost and feasibility study of a 
        statistically significant number of Category I, II, III, IV, 
        and X airports assessing the impact if all employee access 
        points from non-secured areas to secured areas of such airports 
        are comprised of the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) A secure door utilizing card and pin 
                entry or biometric technology.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Surveillance video recording, capable 
                of storing video data for at least 30 days.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) Advanced screening technologies, 
                including at least one of the following:</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) Magnetometer (walk-through or 
                        hand-held).</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) Explosives detection 
                        canines.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) Explosives trace 
                        detection.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) Advanced imaging 
                        technology.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (v) X-ray bag screening 
                        technology.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Contents.--The study required under paragraph 
        (1) shall include information related to the employee screening 
        costs of those category I, II, III, IV, and X airports which 
        have already implemented practices of screening 100 percent of 
        employees accessing secured areas of airports, including the 
        following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Costs associated with establishing an 
                operational minimum number of employee entry and exit 
                points.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) A comparison of estimated costs and 
                effectiveness associated with implementing the security 
                features specified in paragraph (1) to--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) the Federal Government; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) airports and the aviation 
                        community.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Comptroller general assessment.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) In general.--Upon completion of the 
                study required under paragraph (1), the Comptroller 
                General of the United States shall review such study to 
                assess the quality and reliability of such 
                study.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Assessment.--Not later than 90 days 
                after the receipt of the study required under paragraph 
                (1), the Comptroller General of the United States shall 
                report to the appropriate congressional committees on 
                the results of the review required under subparagraph 
                (A).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Airport Worker Education and Security Awareness.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Cooperative efforts to enhance airport 
        security awareness.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
        the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall work with air 
        carriers, foreign air carriers, airport operators, labor unions 
        representing credentialed employees, and the Aviation Security 
        Advisory Committee to enhance security awareness of 
        credentialed airport populations regarding insider threats to 
        aviation security and recognized practices related to airport 
        access controls.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Credentialing standards.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) In general.--Not later than 180 days 
                after the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
                Administrator of the Transportation Security 
                Administration shall, in consultation with air 
                carriers, foreign air carriers, airport operators, 
                labor unions representing credentialed employees, and 
                the Aviation Security Advisory Committee, assess 
                credentialing standards, policies, and practices to 
                ensure that insider threats to aviation security are 
                adequately addressed.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Report.--Not later than 30 days after 
                completion of the assessment required under 
                subparagraph (A), the Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration shall report to 
                the appropriate congressional committees on the results 
                of such assessment.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) SIDA, sterile area, and aoa applications.--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Social security numbers required.--Not 
                later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of 
                this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration shall require the submission of 
                a social security number for each individual applying 
                for a Security Identification Display Area, Sterile 
                Area, or Air Operations Area airport credential to 
                strengthen security vetting effectiveness. An applicant 
                who does not provide such applicant's social security 
                number may be denied such a credential.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Screening notice.--The Administrator 
                of the Transportation Security Administration shall 
                issue requirements for airport operators to include in 
                applications for access to a Security Identification 
                Display Area, Sterile Area, or Air Operations Area a 
                notice informing applicants that an employee holding a 
                credential granting access to such an area may be 
                screened at any time while gaining access to, working 
                in, or leaving such an area.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Securing Airport Worker Access.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall work with airport 
        operators and the Aviation Security Advisory Committee to 
        identify advanced technologies, including biometric 
        identification technologies, for securing employee access to 
        the secured areas and sterile areas of airports.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Rap back vetting.--Not later than 180 days 
        after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator 
        of the Transportation Security Administration shall ensure that 
        all credentialed aviation worker populations currently 
        requiring a fingerprint-based criminal record history check are 
        continuously vetted through the Federal Bureau of 
        Investigation's Rap Back Service, in order to more rapidly 
        detect and mitigate insider threats to aviation 
        security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Insider threat education and mitigation.--Not 
        later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this 
        Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
        Administration shall identify means of enhancing the 
        Transportation Security Administration's ability to leverage 
        the resources of the Department of Homeland Security and the 
        intelligence community to educate Administration personnel on 
        insider threats to aviation security and how the Administration 
        can better mitigate such insider threats.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Playbook operations.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall ensure that 
        Transportation Security Administration-led employee physical 
        inspection efforts of aviation workers, known as Playbook 
        operations, are targeted, strategic, and focused on providing 
        the greatest level of security effectiveness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Covert testing.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) In general.--The Administrator shall 
                conduct covert testing of Transportation Security 
                Administration-led employee inspection operations at 
                airports and measure existing levels of security 
                effectiveness. The Administrator of the Transportation 
                Security Administration shall provide--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) the results of such testing to 
                        the airport operator for the airport that is 
                        the subject of any such testing, and, as 
                        appropriate, to air carriers and foreign air 
                        carriers that operate at the airport that is 
                        the subject of such testing; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) recommendations and technical 
                        assistance for air carriers, foreign air 
                        carriers, and airport operators to conduct 
                        their own employee inspections, as 
                        needed.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Annual reporting.--The Administrator 
                of the Transportation Security Administration shall 
                annually, for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2022, 
                submit to the appropriate congressional committees 
                report on the frequency, methodology, strategy, and 
                effectiveness of employee inspection operations at 
                airports.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) Centralized database.--Not later than 180 days 
        after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator 
        of the Transportation Security Administration, in consultation 
        with the Aviation Security Advisory Committee, shall--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) establish a national database of 
                individuals who have had either their airport or 
                airport operator-issued badge revoked for failure to 
                comply with aviation security requirements;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) determine the appropriate reporting 
                mechanisms for air carriers, foreign air carriers, and 
                airport operators to--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) submit to the Administrator 
                        data regarding individuals described in 
                        subparagraph (A); and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) access the database 
                        established pursuant to such subparagraph; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) establish a process to allow 
                individuals whose names were mistakenly entered into 
                such database to correct the record and have their 
                names removed from such database.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Insider Threat Coordination Efforts.--The Department 
of Homeland Security is the lead interagency coordinator pertaining to 
insider threat investigations and mitigation efforts at airports. The 
Department shall make every practicable effort to coordinate with other 
relevant Government entities, as well as the security representatives 
of air carriers, foreign air carriers, and airport operators, as 
appropriate, when undertaking such investigations and 
efforts.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Airport Task Forces.--The Secretary of Homeland 
Security is authorized, through the Director of U.S. Immigration and 
Customs Enforcement, to form airport task forces using Homeland 
Security Investigations personnel and any other Department of Homeland 
Security personnel the Secretary determines necessary. Such airport 
task forces shall investigate and mitigate insider threats to aviation 
security, in coordination with Federal, State, local, tribal, and 
territorial law enforcement partners, as appropriate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Information Technology Security.--Not later than 90 
days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of 
the Transportation Security Administration shall submit to the 
appropriate congressional committees a plan to conduct recurring 
reviews of the operational, technical, and management security controls 
for Administration information technology systems at 
airports.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1542. AIRPORT PERIMETER AND ACCESS CONTROL 
              SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Risk Assessments of Airport Security.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) not later than 120 days after the date 
                of the enactment of this Act, update the Transportation 
                Sector Security Risk Assessment (TSSRA) for the 
                aviation sector; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) not later than 180 days after such 
                date--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) update with the latest and 
                        most currently available intelligence 
                        information the Comprehensive Risk Assessment 
                        of Perimeter and Access Control Security (in 
                        this section referred to as the ``Risk 
                        Assessment of Airport Security'') and determine 
                        a regular timeframe and schedule for further 
                        updates to such Risk Assessment of Airport 
                        Security; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) conduct a system-wide 
                        assessment of airport access control points and 
                        airport perimeter security, including cargo 
                        facilities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Contents.--The security risk assessments 
        required under paragraph (1)(B) shall</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) include updates reflected in the TSSRA 
                and Joint Vulnerability Assessment (JVA) 
                findings;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) reflect changes to the risk 
                environment relating to airport access control points 
                and airport perimeters;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) use security breach data for specific 
                analysis of system-wide trends related to airport 
                access control points and airport perimeter security to 
                better inform risk management decisions; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) take into consideration the unique 
                geography of and current recognized practices used by 
                airports to mitigate potential 
                vulnerabilities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Report.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall report to the 
        appropriate congressional committees, relevant Federal 
        departments and agencies, and airport operators on the results 
        of the security risk assessments required under paragraph 
        (1).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Airport Security Strategy Development.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall update the 2012 
        National Strategy for Airport Perimeter and Access Control 
        Security (in this section referred to as the ``National 
        Strategy'').</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Contents.--The update to the National Strategy 
        required under paragraph (1) shall include</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) information from the Risk Assessment 
                of Airport Security; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) information on--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) airport security-related 
                        activities;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) the status of efforts by the 
                        Transportation Security Administration to 
                        address the goals and objectives referred to in 
                        subsection (a);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) finalized outcome-based 
                        performance measures and performance levels for 
                        each relevant activity and goal and objective 
                        under subparagraphs (A) and (B); and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) input from airport 
                        operators.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Updates.--Not later than 90 days after the 
        update is completed under paragraph (1), the Administrator of 
        the Transportation Security Administration shall implement a 
        process for determining when additional updates to the strategy 
        referred to in such subsection are needed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1543. EXIT LANE SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    There is authorized $77,000,000 for each of fiscal years 
2018 and 2019 to carry out subsection (n)(1) of section 44903 of title 
49, United States Code.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1544. REIMBURSEMENT FOR DEPLOYMENT OF ARMED LAW 
              ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL AT AIRPORTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    There is authorized $45,000,000 for each of fiscal years 
2018 and 2019 to carry out subsection (h) of section 44901 of title 49, 
United States Code.</DELETED>

           <DELETED>Subtitle E--Air Cargo Security</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1551. AIR CARGO ADVANCE SCREENING PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle B of title IV of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 211 et seq.) is amended by adding at the 
end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 420. AIR CARGO ADVANCE SCREENING PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary, consistent with the 
requirements of the Trade Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-210) shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) establish an air cargo advance screening 
        program (in this section referred to as the `ACAS Program') for 
        the collection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection of advance 
        electronic information from air carriers and other persons 
        within the supply chain regarding cargo being transported to 
        the United States by air;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) under such program, require that such 
        information be transmitted by such air carriers and other 
        persons at the earliest point practicable prior to loading of 
        such cargo onto an aircraft destined to or transiting through 
        the United States;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) establish appropriate communications systems 
        with freight forwarders, shippers, and air carriers;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) establish a system that will allow freight 
        forwarders, shippers, and air carriers to provide shipment 
        level data for air cargo, departing from any location that is 
        inbound to the United States; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) coordinate with the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration to identify 
        opportunities in which the information furnished in compliance 
        with the ACAS Program could be used by the 
        Administrator.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Inspection of High-risk Cargo.--Under the ACAS 
Program, the Secretary shall ensure that all cargo that has been 
identified as high-risk is inspected--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) prior to the loading of such cargo onto 
        aircraft at the last point of departure, or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) at an earlier point in the supply 
        chain,</DELETED>
<DELETED>before departing for the United States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Consultation.--In carrying out the ACAS Program, the 
Secretary shall consult with relevant stakeholders, as appropriate, to 
ensure that an operationally feasible and practical approach to--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the collection of advance information with 
        respect to cargo on aircraft departing for the United States, 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the inspection of high-risk cargo,</DELETED>
<DELETED>recognizes the significant differences among air cargo 
business models and modes of transportation.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Analysis.--The Secretary may analyze the information 
referred to in subsection (a) in the Department's automated targeting 
system and integrate such information with other intelligence to 
enhance the accuracy of the risk assessment process under the ACAS 
Program.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) No Duplication.--The Secretary shall carry out this 
section in a manner that, after the ACAS Program is fully in effect, 
ensures, to the greatest extent practicable, that the ACAS Program does 
not duplicate other Department programs or requirements relating to the 
submission of air cargo data or the inspection of high-risk 
cargo.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Consideration of Industry.--In carrying out the ACAS 
Program, the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) take into consideration that the content and 
        timeliness of the available data may vary among entities in the 
        air cargo industry and among countries, and shall explore 
        procedures to accommodate such variations while maximizing the 
        contribution of such data to the risk assessment process under 
        the ACAS Program;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) test the business processes, technologies, 
        and operational procedures required to provide advance 
        information with respect to cargo on aircraft departing for the 
        United States and carry out related inspection of high-risk 
        cargo, while ensuring delays and other negative impacts on 
        vital supply chains are minimized; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) consider the cost, benefit, and feasibility 
        before establishing any set time period for submission of 
        certain elements of the data for air cargo under this section 
        in line with the regulatory guidelines specified in Executive 
        Order No. 13563, and any successor Executive order or 
        regulation.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Guidance.--The Secretary shall provide guidance for 
participants in the ACAS Program regarding the requirements for 
participation, including requirements for transmitting shipment level 
data.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Use of Data.--The Secretary shall use the data 
provided under the ACAS Program for targeting shipments for screening 
and aviation security purposes only.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Final Rule.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
issue a final regulation to implement the ACAS Program under section 
420 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (as added by subsection (a) of 
this section) to include the electronic transmission to U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection of data elements for targeting cargo, including 
appropriate security elements of shipment level data, as determined by 
the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Report.--Not later than 180 days after the date of the 
commencement of the ACAS Program under section 420 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (as added by subsection (a) of this section), the 
Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to the Committee on 
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate a report detailing 
the operational implementation of providing advance information under 
the ACAS Program and the value of such information in targeting 
cargo.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 419 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 420. Air cargo advance screening program.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1552. EXPLOSIVES DETECTION CANINE TEAMS FOR AIR CARGO 
              SECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 1307 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/
11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1116) is amended by adding at the 
end the following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Explosives Detection Canine Teams for Air Cargo 
Security.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--In order to enhance the 
        screening of air cargo and ensure that third-party explosives 
        detection canine assets are leveraged for such purpose, the 
        Administrator shall, not later than 180 days after the date of 
        the enactment of this subsection--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) develop and issue standards for the 
                use of such third-party explosives detection canine 
                assets for the primary screening of air 
                cargo;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) develop a process to identify 
                qualified non-Federal entities that will certify canine 
                assets that meet the standards established by the 
                Administrator pursuant to subparagraph (A);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) ensure that entities qualified to 
                certify canine assets shall be independent from 
                entities that will train and provide canines to end 
                users of such canine assets;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) establish a system of Transportation 
                Security Administration audits of the process developed 
                pursuant to subparagraph (B); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) provide that canines certified for 
                the primary screening of air cargo can be used by air 
                carriers, foreign air carriers, freight forwarders, and 
                shippers.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Implementation.--Upon completion of the 
        development of the process under subsection (a), the 
        Administrator shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) facilitate the deployment of such 
                assets that meet the certification standards of the 
                Administration, as determined by the 
                Administrator;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) make such standards available to 
                vendors seeking to train and deploy third-party 
                explosives detection canine assets; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) ensure that all costs for the 
                training and certification of canines, and for the use 
                of supplied canines, are borne by private industry and 
                not the Federal Government.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Definitions.--In this subsection:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Air carrier.--The term `air carrier' 
                has the meaning given such term in section 40102 of 
                title 49, United States Code.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Foreign air carrier.--The term 
                `foreign air carrier' has the meaning given such term 
                in section 40102 of title 49, United States 
                Code.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Third-party explosives detection 
                canine assets.--The term `third-party explosives 
                detection canine assets' means any explosives detection 
                canine or handler not owned or employed, respectively, 
                by the Administration.''.</DELETED>

  <DELETED>Subtitle F--Information Sharing and Cybersecurity</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1561. INFORMATION SHARING AND CYBERSECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Federal Security Directors.--Section 44933 of title 
49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following 
new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Information Sharing.--Not later than one year after 
the date of the enactment of this subsection, the Administrator shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) require each Federal Security Director of an 
        airport to meet at least quarterly with the airport director, 
        airport security coordinator, and law enforcement agencies 
        serving each such airport to discuss incident management 
        protocols, including the resolution of screening anomalies at 
        passenger screening checkpoints; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) require each Federal Security Director at an 
        airport to inform, consult, and coordinate, as appropriate, 
        with the respective airport security coordinator in a timely 
        manner on security matters impacting airport operations and to 
        establish and maintain operational protocols with such airport 
        operators to ensure coordinated responses to security 
        matters.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Plan to Improve Information Sharing.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security, acting through the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration, shall develop a plan to 
        improve intelligence information sharing with State and local 
        transportation entities that includes best practices to ensure 
        that the information shared is actionable, useful, and not 
        redundant.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Contents.--The plan required under subsection 
        (a) shall include the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) The incorporation of best practices 
                for information sharing.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) The identification of areas of overlap 
                and redundancy.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) An evaluation and incorporation of 
                stakeholder input in the development of such 
                plan.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) The integration of recommendations of 
                the Comptroller General of the United States on 
                information sharing.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Solicitation.--The Administrator shall solicit 
        on an annual basis input from appropriate stakeholders, 
        including State and local transportation entities, on the 
        quality and quantity of intelligence received by such 
        stakeholders relating to information sharing.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Best Practices Sharing.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security, acting through the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration, shall establish a 
        mechanism to share with State and local transportation entities 
        best practices from across the law enforcement spectrum, 
        including Federal, State, local, and tribal entities, that 
        relate to employee training, employee professional development, 
        technology development and deployment, hardening tactics, and 
        passenger and employee awareness programs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Consultation.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall solicit and 
        incorporate stakeholder input--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in developing the mechanism for 
                sharing best practices as required under paragraph (1); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) not less frequently than once each 
                year on the quality and quantity of information such 
                stakeholders receive through the mechanism established 
                under such subsection.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Cybersecurity.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) not later than 120 days after the date 
                of the enactment of this Act, develop and implement a 
                cybersecurity risk assessment model for aviation 
                security, consistent with the National Institute of 
                Standards and Technology Framework for Improvement 
                Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity and any update to 
                such Framework pursuant to section 2 of the National 
                Institute of Standards and Technology Act (15 U.S.C. 
                272), to evaluate current and future cybersecurity 
                risks;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) evaluate, on a periodic basis, but not 
                less often than once every two years, the effectiveness 
                of the cybersecurity risk assessment model under 
                subparagraph (A);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) seek to ensure participation of at 
                least one information sharing and analysis organization 
                (as such term is defined in section 212 of the Homeland 
                Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 131)) representing the 
                aviation community in the national cybersecurity and 
                communications integration center, pursuant to 
                subsection (d)(1)(B) of section 227 of the Homeland 
                Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 148);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) establish guidelines for voluntary 
                reporting of aviation-related cybersecurity risks and 
                incidents to the national cybersecurity and 
                communications integration center under section 227 of 
                the Homeland Security Act of 2002, and other 
                appropriate Federal agencies; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) request the Aviation Security Advisory 
                Committee established pursuant to section 44946 of 
                title 49, United States Code, to report and make 
                recommendations to the Secretary on enhancing the 
                sharing of information related to aviation-related 
                cybersecurity risks and incidents between relevant 
                Federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial entities 
                and the aviation stakeholder community.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Cybersecurity enhancements to aviation 
        security activities.--The Secretary of Homeland Security, in 
        consultation with the Secretary of Transportation, shall--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) direct the sharing of information 
                concerning cybersecurity risks and incidents to address 
                aviation-specific risks; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) upon request, conduct cybersecurity 
                vulnerability assessments for airports and air 
                carriers.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) TSA database cyber assessment.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Assessment required.--Not later than 
                120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, 
                the Secretary of Homeland Security shall evaluate the 
                cybersecurity of the Transportation Security 
                Administration databases for trusted traveler and 
                credentialing programs that contain personal 
                information of specific individuals or information that 
                identifies specific individuals, including the 
                Transportation Worker Identification Credential and 
                Pre-Check trusted traveler programs, and the means for 
                transmission of data to and from such databases and 
                develop information on any identified cybersecurity 
                vulnerabilities and remediation plans to address such 
                vulnerabilities;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Submission to congress.--Not later 
                than 30 days after the completion of the evaluation 
                required under subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall 
                submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
                House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, 
                Science, and Transportation of the Senate information 
                relating to such evaluation. Such submission shall be 
                provided in a classified form.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) Submission of supplementary 
                information.--Not later than 90 days after the 
                completion of such evaluation, the Secretary shall 
                submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
                House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, 
                Science, and Transportation of the Senate supplementary 
                information relating to such evaluation, including 
                information relating to any identified cybersecurity 
                vulnerabilities and remediation plans to address such 
                vulnerabilities. Such submission shall be provided in a 
                classified form.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Definitions.--In this subsection, the terms 
        ``cybersecurity risk'' and ``incident'' have the meanings given 
        such terms in section 227 of the Homeland Security Act of 
        2002.</DELETED>

     <DELETED>Subtitle G--Surface Transportation Security</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1571. DEFINITIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    In this subtitle:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Appropriate congressional committees.--The 
        term ``appropriate congressional committees'' means the 
        Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on 
        Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
        Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation of the Senate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Explosives detection canine team.--The term 
        ``explosives detection canine team'' means a canine and a 
        canine handler trained to detect explosives and other threats 
        as determined by the Secretary.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Risk.--The term ``risk'' means the potential 
        for an unwanted outcome resulting from an accident, event, or 
        occurrence, as determined by its likelihood and the associated 
        consequences.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Threat.--The term ``threat'' means an 
        individual, entity, action, or natural or manmade occurrence 
        that has or indicates the potential to harm life, information, 
        operations, the environment, or property.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Vulnerability.--The term ``vulnerability'' 
        means a physical feature or operational attribute that renders 
        an entity open to exploitation or susceptible to a given 
        hazard.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1572. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ASSESSMENT AND 
              IMPLEMENTATION OF RISK-BASED STRATEGY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Security Assessment.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than one year after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall complete an assessment of the vulnerabilities of 
        and risks to surface transportation systems, including findings 
        from similar vulnerability analyses completed within three 
        years of the date of the enactment of this Act.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Considerations.--In conducting the security 
        assessment under paragraph (1), the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall, at a minimum--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) consider appropriate 
                intelligence;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) consider security breaches and attacks 
                at domestic and international transportation 
                facilities;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) consider the vulnerabilities and risks 
                associated with specific modes of surface 
                transportation systems;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) evaluate the vetting and security 
                training of--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) employees in surface 
                        transportation systems; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) other individuals with access 
                        to sensitive or secure areas of transportation 
                        systems; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) consider input from--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) representatives of different 
                        modes of surface transportation 
                        systems;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) subject to paragraph (3)--
                        </DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) critical 
                                infrastructure entities; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) the Transportation 
                                Systems Sector Coordinating Council; 
                                and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) the heads of other relevant 
                        Federal departments or agencies.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Risk-based Security Strategy.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date the security assessment under subsection (a) is complete, 
        the Secretary of Homeland Security shall use the results of 
        such assessment--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) to develop and implement a cross-
                cutting, risk-based security strategy that includes--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) all surface transportation 
                        systems;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) a mitigating strategy that 
                        aligns with each vulnerability and risk 
                        identified in subsection (a);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) a planning process to inform 
                        resource allocation;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) priorities, milestones, and 
                        performance metrics to measure the 
                        effectiveness of such risk-based security 
                        strategy; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (v) processes for sharing relevant 
                        and timely intelligence threat information with 
                        appropriate stakeholders;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) to develop a management oversight 
                strategy that--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) identifies the parties 
                        responsible for the implementation, management, 
                        and oversight of the risk-based security 
                        strategy under subparagraph (A); and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) includes a plan for 
                        implementing such risk-based security strategy; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) to modify the risk-based budget and 
                resource allocations, in accordance with section 
                573(c), for the Transportation Security 
                Administration.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Coordinated approach.--In developing and 
        implementing the risk-based security strategy under paragraph 
        (1)(A), the Secretary of Homeland Security shall coordinate 
        with the heads of other relevant Federal departments or 
        agencies, and stakeholders, as appropriate--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) to evaluate existing surface 
                transportation security programs, policies, and 
                initiatives, including the explosives detection canine 
                teams, for consistency with the risk-based security 
                strategy and, to the extent practicable, avoid any 
                unnecessary duplication of effort;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) to determine the extent to which 
                stakeholder security programs, policies, and 
                initiatives address the vulnerabilities and risks to 
                surface transportation systems identified in subsection 
                (a); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) subject to subparagraph (B), to 
                mitigate each such vulnerability and risk.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Report.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than one year after the 
        date the security assessment under subsection (a) is complete, 
        the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to the 
        appropriate congressional committees and the Inspector General 
        of the Department of Homeland Security a report that--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) describes the process used to complete 
                such security assessment;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) describes the process used to develop 
                the risk-based security strategy under subsection 
                (b)(1)(A);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) describes such risk-based security 
                strategy;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) includes the management oversight 
                strategy under subsection (b)(1)(B);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) includes--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) the findings of such security 
                        assessment;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) a description of the actions 
                        recommended or taken by the Department or 
                        another Federal department or agency to 
                        mitigate the vulnerabilities and risks 
                        identified in subsection (a);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) any recommendations for 
                        improving the coordinated approach to 
                        mitigating vulnerabilities and risks to surface 
                        transportation systems; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) any recommended changes to 
                        the National Infrastructure Protection Plan 
                        developed pursuant to Homeland Security 
                        Presidential Directive-7, the modal annexes to 
                        such plan, or relevant surface transportation 
                        security programs, policies, or initiatives; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) may contain a classified 
                annex.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Protections.--In preparing the report required 
        under paragraph (1), the Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
        take appropriate actions to safeguard information described by 
        section 552(b) of title 5, United States Code, or protected 
        from disclosure by any other law of the United 
        States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Updates.--Not less frequently than semiannually, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security shall report to or brief the appropriate 
congressional committees on the vulnerabilities of and risks to surface 
transportation systems and how such vulnerabilities and risks affect 
the risk-based security strategy under subsection (b)(1)(A).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1573. RISK-BASED BUDGETING AND RESOURCE 
              ALLOCATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Report.--In conjunction with the submission of the 
Department's annual budget request to the Office of Management and 
Budget, the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration 
shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report that 
describes a risk-based budget and resource allocation plan for surface 
transportation sectors, within and across modes, that--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) reflects the risk-based security strategy 
        under section 572(b)(1)(A); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) is organized by appropriations account, 
        program, project, and initiative.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Budget Transparency.--Subsection (a) of section 1105 
of title 31, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the 
following new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(40) a separate statement clearly distinguishing 
        the resources requested for surface transportation security 
        from the resources requested for aviation 
        security.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Resource Reallocation.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 15 days after the 
        date on which the Transportation Security Administration 
        allocates any resources or personnel, including personnel 
        sharing, detailing, or assignment, or the use of facilities, 
        technology systems, or vetting resources, for a non-
        transportation security purpose or National Special Security 
        Event (as defined in section 2001 of Homeland Security Act of 
        2002 (6 U.S.C. 601)), the Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
        provide to the appropriate congressional committees the 
        notification described in paragraph (2).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Notification.--A notification described in 
        this paragraph shall include--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) the reason for and a justification of 
                the resource or personnel allocation at 
                issue;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) the expected end date of such resource 
                or personnel allocation; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) the projected cost to the 
                Transportation Security Administration of such 
                personnel or resource allocation.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1574. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT AND 
              INTERAGENCY COORDINATION REVIEW.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Review.--Not later than one year after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) review the staffing, budget, resource, and 
        personnel allocation, and management oversight strategy of the 
        Transportation Security Administration's surface transportation 
        security programs;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) review the coordination between relevant 
        entities of leadership, planning, policy, inspections, and 
        implementation of security programs relating to surface 
        transportation to reduce redundancy and regulatory burden; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) submit to the appropriate congressional 
        committees a report on the findings of the reviews under 
        paragraphs (1) and (2), including any recommendations for 
        improving coordination between relevant entities and reducing 
        redundancy and regulatory burden.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Relevant Entities Defined.--In this section, the term 
``relevant entities'' means--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the Transportation Security 
        Administration;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) other Federal, State, or local departments or 
        agencies with jurisdiction over a mode of surface 
        transportation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) critical infrastructure entities;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) the Transportation Systems Sector Coordinating 
        Council; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) relevant stakeholders.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1575. TRANSPARENCY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Regulations.--Not later than 180 days after the date 
of the enactment of this Act and every 180 days thereafter, the 
Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall make 
available through a public website information regarding the status of 
each regulation relating to surface transportation security that is 
directed by law to be issued but that has not been issued if more than 
two years have passed since the date of enactment of each such 
law.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Inspector General Review.--Not later than 180 days 
after the date of the enactment of this Act and every two years 
thereafter until all of the requirements under titles XIII, XIV, and XV 
of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 
(6 U.S.C. 1111 et seq.) and under this Act have been fully implemented, 
the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security shall 
submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report that--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) identifies the requirements under such titles 
        of such Act and under this Act that have not been fully 
        implemented;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) describes what, if any, additional action is 
        necessary; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) includes recommendations regarding whether any 
        of such requirements should be amended or repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1576. TSA COUNTERTERRORISM ASSET DEPLOYMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Administrator of the Transportation 
Security Administration is authorized to maintain 30 Visible Intermodal 
Prevention and Response (VIPR) teams for deployment, at the request of 
and in collaboration with Federal, State, and local transportation 
stakeholders, to prevent and deter acts of terrorism against United 
States transportation systems and for other counterterrorism purposes. 
Starting in January 2019 and for five years thereafter, the 
Administrator shall annually assess whether the number of VIPR teams is 
adequate to respond to requests for collaboration from Federal, State, 
and local transportation stakeholders and to carry out counterterrorism 
activities with respect to United States transportation 
systems.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Congressional Notification.--If the Administrator of 
the Transportation Security Administration determines that the number 
of VIPR teams should be reduced below 30, the Administrator shall 
notify the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate not later than 90 days prior to such a 
determination.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Report to Congress.--Not later than 60 days after the 
development and implementation of the performance measures and 
objectives required under subsection (f), the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall report to the Committee on 
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate on the appropriate 
number of VIPR teams needed by the Administration.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Stakeholder Notification.--If the Transportation 
Security Administration deploys any counterterrorism personnel or 
resource, such as explosive detection assets, property inspections, or 
patrols by VIPR teams, to enhance security at a surface transportation 
system or surface transportation facility for a period of not less than 
180 consecutive days, the Administrator shall provide sufficient 
notification to the system or facility operator, as applicable, not 
less than 14 days prior to terminating the deployment.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Exception.--Subsection (d) shall not apply if the 
Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) determines there is an urgent security need 
        for the personnel or resource described in such subsection; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) notifies the Committee on Homeland Security of 
        the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, 
        Science, and Transportation of the Senate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) VIPR Teams.--Section 1303 of the Implementing 
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1112) is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)(4), by striking ``team,'' 
        and inserting ``team as to specific locations and times within 
        the facilities of such entities at which VIPR teams are to be 
        deployed to maximize the effectiveness of such deployment,''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsection (b) and inserting the 
        following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Performance Measures.--Not later than one year after 
the date of the enactment of this subsection, the Administrator shall 
develop and implement a system of qualitative performance measures and 
objectives by which to assess the roles, activities, and effectiveness 
of VIPR team operations on an ongoing basis, including a mechanism 
through which the transportation entities referred to in subsection 
(a)(4) may submit feedback on VIPR team operations involving their 
systems or facilities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Plan.--Not later than one year after the date of the 
enactment of this section, the Administrator shall develop and 
implement a plan for ensuring the interoperability of communications 
among VIPR team participants and between VIPR teams and any 
transportation entities with systems or facilities that are involved in 
VIPR team operations. Such plan shall include an analysis of the costs 
and resources required to carry out such plan.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1577. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADVISORY 
              COMMITTEE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subchapter II of chapter 449 of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 44947. Surface Transportation Security Advisory 
              Committee</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--The Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration (referred to in this section as 
the `Administrator') shall establish within the Transportation Security 
Administration the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee 
(referred to in this section as the `Advisory Committee').</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Duties.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Advisory Committee may 
        advise, consult with, report to, and make recommendations to 
        the Administrator on surface transportation security matters, 
        including the development, refinement, and implementation of 
        policies, programs, initiatives, rulemakings, and security 
        directives pertaining to surface transportation 
        security.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Risk-based security.--The Advisory Committee 
        shall consider risk-based security approaches in the 
        performance of its duties.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Membership.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Composition.--The Advisory Committee shall 
        be composed of--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) voting members appointed by the 
                Administrator under paragraph (2); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) nonvoting members, serving in an 
                advisory capacity, who shall be designated by--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the Transportation Security 
                        Administration;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the Department of 
                        Transportation; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) such other Federal 
                        department or agency as the Administrator 
                        considers appropriate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Appointment.--The Administrator shall 
        appoint voting members from among stakeholders representing 
        each mode of surface transportation, such as passenger rail, 
        freight rail, mass transit, pipelines, highways, over-the-road 
        bus, and trucking, including representatives from--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) associations representing such modes 
                of surface transportation;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) labor organizations representing 
                such modes of surface transportation;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) groups representing the users of 
                such modes of surface transportation, including asset 
                manufacturers, as appropriate;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) relevant law enforcement, first 
                responders, and security experts; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) such other groups as the 
                Administrator considers appropriate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Chairperson.--The Advisory Committee shall 
        select a chairperson from among its voting members.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Term of office.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Terms.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) In general.--The term of 
                        each voting member of the Advisory Committee 
                        shall be two years, but a voting member may 
                        continue to serve until the Administrator 
                        appoints a successor.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Reappointment.--A voting 
                        member of the Advisory Committee may be 
                        reappointed.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Removal.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) In general.--The 
                        Administrator may review the participation of a 
                        member of the Advisory Committee and remove 
                        such member for cause at any time.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Access to certain 
                        information.--The Administrator may remove any 
                        member of the Advisory Committee who the 
                        Administrator determines should be restricted 
                        from reviewing, discussing, or possessing 
                        classified information or sensitive security 
                        information.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Prohibition on compensation.--The members of 
        the Advisory Committee may not receive any compensation from 
        the Government by reason of their service on the Advisory 
        Committee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) Meetings.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) In general.--The Advisory Committee 
                shall meet at least semiannually in person or through 
                web conferencing, and may convene additional meetings 
                as necessary.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Public meetings.--At least one of 
                the meetings of the Advisory Committee each year shall 
                be--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) announced in the Federal 
                        Register;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) announced on a public 
                        website; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) open to the 
                        public.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Attendance.--The Advisory Committee 
                shall maintain a record of the persons present at each 
                meeting.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Minutes.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) In general.--Unless 
                        otherwise prohibited by Federal law, minutes of 
                        the meetings of the Advisory Committee shall be 
                        published on the public website under 
                        subsection (e)(5).</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Protection of classified 
                        and sensitive information.--The Advisory 
                        Committee may redact or summarize, as 
                        necessary, minutes of the meetings to protect 
                        classified information or sensitive security 
                        information in accordance with law.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) Voting member access to classified 
        information and sensitive security information.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Determinations.--Not later than 60 
                days after the date on which a voting member is 
                appointed to the Advisory Committee but before such 
                voting member may be granted any access to classified 
                information or sensitive security information, the 
                Administrator shall determine if such voting member 
                should be restricted from reviewing, discussing, or 
                possessing classified information or sensitive security 
                information.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Access.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) Sensitive security 
                        information.--If a voting member is not 
                        restricted from reviewing, discussing, or 
                        possessing sensitive security information under 
                        subparagraph (A) and voluntarily signs a 
                        nondisclosure agreement, such voting member may 
                        be granted access to sensitive security 
                        information that is relevant to such voting 
                        member's service on the Advisory 
                        Committee.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Classified information.--
                        Access to classified materials shall be managed 
                        in accordance with Executive Order No. 13526 of 
                        December 29, 2009 (75 Fed. Reg. 707), or any 
                        subsequent corresponding Executive 
                        order.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Protections.--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) Sensitive security 
                        information.--Voting members shall protect 
                        sensitive security information in accordance 
                        with part 1520 of title 49, Code of Federal 
                        Regulations.</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) Classified information.--
                        Voting members shall protect classified 
                        information in accordance with the applicable 
                        requirements for the particular level of 
                        classification of such information.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) Joint committee meetings.--The Advisory 
        Committee may meet with one or more of the following advisory 
        committees to discuss multimodal security issues and other 
        security-related issues of common concern:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Aviation Security Advisory 
                Committee, established under section 44946 of title 49, 
                United States Code.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Maritime Security Advisory 
                Committee, established under section 70112 of title 46, 
                United States Code.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) Railroad Safety Advisory Committee, 
                established by the Federal Railroad 
                Administration.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) Subject matter experts.--The Advisory 
        Committee may request the assistance of subject matter experts 
        with expertise related to the jurisdiction of the Advisory 
        Committee.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Reports.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Periodic reports.--The Advisory Committee 
        shall periodically submit to the Administrator reports on 
        matters requested by the Administrator or by a majority of the 
        members of the Advisory Committee.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Annual report.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Submission.--The Advisory Committee 
                shall submit to the Administrator and the Committee on 
                Homeland Security and the Committee on Transportation 
                and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and 
                the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
                Affairs and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
                Transportation of the Senate an annual report that 
                provides information on the activities, findings, and 
                recommendations of the Advisory Committee during the 
                preceding year.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Publication.--Not later than six 
                months after the date that the Administrator receives 
                an annual report under subparagraph (A), the 
                Administrator shall publish a public version of such 
                report, in accordance with section 552a(b) of title 5, 
                United States Code.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Administration Response.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Consideration.--The Administrator shall 
        consider the information, advice, and recommendations of the 
        Advisory Committee in formulating policies, programs, 
        initiatives, rulemakings, and security directives pertaining to 
        surface transportation security efforts.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Feedback.--Not later than 90 days after the 
        date that the Administrator receives a recommendation from the 
        Advisory Committee under subsection (d)(2), the Administrator 
        shall submit to the Advisory Committee written feedback on such 
        recommendation, including--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) if the Administrator agrees with 
                such recommendation, a plan describing the actions that 
                the Administrator has taken, will take, or recommends 
                that the head of another Federal department or agency 
                take to implement such recommendation; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) if the Administrator disagrees with 
                such recommendation, a justification for such 
                disagreement.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Notices.--Not later than 30 days after the 
        date the Administrator submits feedback under paragraph (2), 
        the Administrator shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) notify the Committee on Homeland 
                Security and the Committee on Transportation and 
                Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the 
                Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
                and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
                Transportation of the Senate of such feedback, 
                including the agreement or disagreement under 
                subparagraph (A) or subparagraph (B) of such paragraph, 
                as applicable; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) provide the committees specified in 
                subparagraph (A) with a briefing upon 
                request.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Updates.--Not later than 90 days after the 
        date the Administrator receives a recommendation from the 
        Advisory Committee under subsection (d)(2) that the 
        Administrator agrees with, and quarterly thereafter until such 
        recommendation is fully implemented, the Administrator shall 
        submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee 
        on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
        Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
        and Transportation of the Senate a report or post on the public 
        website under paragraph (5) an update on the status of such 
        recommendation.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) Website.--The Administrator shall maintain a 
        public website that--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) lists the members of the Advisory 
                Committee;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) provides the contact information for 
                the Advisory Committee; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) information relating to meetings, 
                minutes, annual reports, and the implementation of 
                recommendations under this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Nonapplicability of FACA.--The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the Advisory Committee 
or any subcommittee established under this section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Advisory Committee Members.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Voting members.--Not later than 180 days after 
        the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall appoint the voting 
        members of the Surface Transportation Security Advisory 
        Committee established under section 44947 of title 49, United 
        States Code, as added by subsection (a) of this 
        section.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Nonvoting members.--Not later than 90 days 
        after the date of the enactment of this Act, each Federal 
        Government department and agency with regulatory authority over 
        a mode of surface transportation, as the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration considers appropriate, 
        shall designate an appropriate representative to serve as a 
        nonvoting member of the Surface Transportation Security 
        Advisory Committee.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for chapter 449 of 
title 49, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 44946 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``44947. Surface Transportation Security Advisory 
                            Committee.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1578. REVIEW OF THE EXPLOSIVES DETECTION CANINE TEAM 
              PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 90 days after the date 
that the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security 
receives the report under section 572(c), the Inspector General shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) review the explosives detection canine team 
        program of the Department, including--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) the development by the Transportation 
                Security Administration of a deployment strategy for 
                explosives detection canine teams;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) the national explosives detection 
                canine team training program, including canine 
                training, handler training, refresher training, and 
                updates to such training; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) the use of the canine assets during an 
                urgent security need, including the reallocation of 
                such program resources outside the transportation 
                systems sector during an urgent security need; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) submit to the appropriate congressional 
        committees a report on such review, including any 
        recommendations.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Considerations.--In conducting the review of the 
deployment strategy under subsection (a)(1)(A), the Inspector General 
of the Department of Homeland Security shall consider whether the 
Transportation Security Administration's method to analyze the risk to 
transportation facilities and transportation systems is 
appropriate.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1579. EXPANSION OF NATIONAL EXPLOSIVES DETECTION CANINE 
              TEAM PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security, where 
appropriate, shall encourage State, local, and tribal governments and 
private owners of high-risk transportation facilities to strengthen 
security through the use of explosives detection canine 
teams.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Increased Capacity.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Before the date the Inspector 
        General of the Department of Homeland Security submits the 
        report under section 578, the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration may increase the number 
        of State and local surface and maritime transportation 
        explosives detection canine teams by not more than 70 such 
        teams.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Additional teams.--Beginning on the date the 
        Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security 
        submits the report under section 578, the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security may increase the State and local surface and maritime 
        transportation explosives detection canine teams by not more 
        than 200 such teams unless more of such teams are needed as 
        identified in the risk-based security strategy under section 
        572(b)(1)(A), consistent with section 573 or with the 
        President's most recent budget submitted under section 1105 of 
        title 31, United States Code.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Recommendations.--Before initiating any 
        increase in the number of explosives detection teams under 
        paragraph (2), the Secretary of Homeland Security shall 
        consider any recommendations in the report under section 578 on 
        the efficacy and management of the explosives detection canine 
        program of the Department of Homeland Security.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Deployment.--The Secretary of Homeland Security 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) use any additional explosives detection canine 
        teams, as described in subsection (b)(1), as part of the 
        Department of Homeland Security's efforts to strengthen 
        security across the Nation's surface and maritime 
        transportation systems;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) make available explosives detection canine 
        teams to all modes of transportation, subject to the 
        requirements under section 576, to address specific 
        vulnerabilities or risks, on an as-needed basis and as 
        otherwise determined appropriate by the Secretary; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) consider specific needs and training 
        requirements for explosives detection canine teams to be 
        deployed across the Nation's surface and maritime 
        transportation systems, including in venues of multiple modes 
        of transportation, as the Secretary considers 
        appropriate.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1580. EXPLOSIVE DETECTION TECHNOLOGY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Secretary of Homeland Security shall prioritize the 
research and facilitation of next generation technologies to detect 
explosives in the Nation's surface transportation systems.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1581. STUDY ON SECURITY STANDARDS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR 
              UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION 
              SYSTEMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Comptroller General of the United 
States shall conduct a study of how the Transportation Security 
Administration--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) identifies and compares--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) United States and foreign passenger 
                transportation system security standards; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) best practices for protecting 
                passenger transportation systems, including shared 
                terminal facilities, and cyber systems; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) disseminates to stakeholders the findings 
        under paragraph (1).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report.--Not later than 18 months after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States 
shall issue a report that contains--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the findings of the study conducted under 
        subsection (a); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) any recommendations for improving relevant 
        processes or procedures.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1582. AMTRAK SECURITY UPGRADES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Railroad Security Assistance.--Subsection (b) of 
section 1513 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission 
Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1163) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (1), by inserting before the 
        period at the end the following: ``, including communications 
        interoperability where appropriate with relevant outside 
        agencies and entities'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (5), by striking ``security of'' 
        and inserting ``security and preparedness of'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in paragraph (7), by striking ``security 
        threats'' and inserting ``security threats and preparedness, 
        including connectivity to the National Terrorist Screening 
        Center''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in paragraph (9), by striking ``and security 
        officers'' and inserting ``, security, and preparedness 
        officers''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Specific Projects.--Subsection (a)(3) of section 1514 
of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 
(6 U.S.C. 1164) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subparagraph (D) by inserting before the 
        semicolon at the end the following: ``, or to connect to the 
        National Terrorism Screening Center watchlist'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subparagraph (G), by striking ``and'' after 
        the semicolon;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subparagraph (H) by striking the period at 
        the end and inserting a semicolon; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by adding at the end the following new 
        subparagraphs:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) for improvements to passenger 
                verification systems;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) for improvements to employee and 
                contractor verification systems, including identity 
                verification technology; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(K) for improvements to the security of 
                Amtrak computer systems, including cybersecurity 
                assessments and programs.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1583. STUDY ON SURFACE TRANSPORTATION 
              INSPECTORS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to 
the appropriate congressional committees a report that--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) identifies any duplication or redundancy 
        between the Transportation Security Administration and the 
        Department of Transportation relating to surface transportation 
        security inspections or oversight; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) provides recommendations, if any, relating 
        to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) improvements to the surface 
                transportation security inspectors program, including--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) changes in organizational and 
                        supervisory structures;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) coordination procedures to 
                        enhance consistency; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) effectiveness in inspection 
                        and compliance activities; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) whether each transportation mode needs 
                inspectors trained and qualified for each such specific 
                mode.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1584. SECURITY AWARENESS PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Establishment.--The Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall establish a program to 
promote surface transportation security through the training of surface 
transportation operators and frontline employees on each of the skills 
identified in subsection (c).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Application.--The program established under subsection 
(a) shall apply to all modes of surface transportation, including 
public transportation, rail, highway, motor carrier, and 
pipeline.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Training.--The program established under subsection 
(a) shall cover, at a minimum, the skills necessary to observe, assess, 
and respond to suspicious items or actions that could indicate a threat 
to transportation.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Assessment.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration shall conduct an 
        assessment of current training programs for surface 
        transportation operators and frontline employees.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Contents.--The assessment under paragraph (1) 
        shall identify--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) whether other training is being 
                provided, either voluntarily or in response to other 
                Federal requirements; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) whether there are any gaps in existing 
                training.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Updates.--The Administrator of the Transportation 
Security Administration shall ensure the program established under 
subsection (a) is updated as necessary to address changes in risk and 
terrorist methods and to close any gaps identified in the assessment 
under subsection (d).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Suspicious Activity Reporting.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--The Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall ensure there exists a national mechanism for an 
        individual to use to report to the Department of Homeland 
        Security suspicious activity in transportation 
        systems.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Procedures.--The Secretary of Homeland 
        Security shall establish procedures for the Department of 
        Homeland Security--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) to review and follow-up, as necessary, 
                on each report received under paragraph (1); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) to share, as necessary and in 
                accordance with law, such reports with appropriate 
                Federal, State, local, and tribal entities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Rule of construction.--Nothing in this section 
        may be construed to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) replace or affect in any way the use 
                of 9-1-1 services in an emergency; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) replace or affect in any way the 
                security training program requirements specified in 
                sections 1408, 1517, and 1534 of the Implementing 
                Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 
                U.S.C. 1137, 1167, and 1184; Public Law 110-
                53).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Frontline Employee Defined.--In this section, the term 
``frontline employee'' includes--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) an employee of a public transportation agency 
        who is a transit vehicle driver or operator, dispatcher, 
        maintenance and maintenance support employee, station 
        attendant, customer service employee, security employee, or 
        transit police, or any other employee who has direct contact 
        with riders on a regular basis, and any other employee of a 
        public transportation agency that the Administrator of the 
        Transportation Security Administration determines should 
        receive security training under this section or who is 
        receiving security training under other law;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) over-the-road bus drivers, security personnel, 
        dispatchers, maintenance and maintenance support personnel, 
        ticket agents, other terminal employees, and other employees of 
        an over-the-road bus operator or terminal owner or operator who 
        the Administrator determines should receive security training 
        under this section or who is receiving security training under 
        other law; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) security personnel, dispatchers, locomotive 
        engineers, conductors, trainmen, other onboard employees, 
        maintenance and maintenance support personnel, bridge tenders, 
        and any other employees of railroad carriers who the 
        Administrator determines should receive security training under 
        this section or who is receiving security training under other 
        law.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1585. VOLUNTARY USE OF CREDENTIALING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--An individual who is subject to 
credentialing or a background investigation under section 5103a of 
title 49, United States Code, may satisfy such requirement by obtaining 
a valid transportation security card issued under section 70105 of 
title 46, United States Code.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Fees.--The Secretary of Homeland Security may charge 
reasonable fees, in accordance with section 520(a) of the Department of 
Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2004 (6 U.S.C. 469(a)), for 
providing the necessary credentialing and background investigation 
under this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Individual who is subject to credentialing or 
        a background investigation.--The term ``individual who is 
        subject to credentialing or a background investigation'' means 
        an individual who--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) because of employment is regulated by 
                the Transportation Security Administration, Department 
                of Transportation, or Coast Guard and is required to 
                have a background records check to obtain a hazardous 
                materials endorsement on a commercial driver's license 
                issued by a State under section 5103a of title 49, 
                United States Code; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) is required to have a credential and 
                background records check under section 2102(d)(2) of 
                the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 622(d)(2)) 
                at a facility with activities that are regulated by the 
                Transportation Security Administration, Department of 
                Transportation, or Coast Guard.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Valid transportation security card issued 
        under section 70105 of title 46, united states code.--The term 
        ``valid transportation security card issued under section 70105 
        of title 46, United States Code'' means a transportation 
        security card issued under section 70105 of title 46, United 
        States Code, that is--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) not expired;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) shows no signs of tampering; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) bears a photograph of the individual 
                representing such card.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1586. BACKGROUND RECORDS CHECKS FOR ISSUANCE OF HAZMAT 
              LICENSES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Issuance of Licenses.--Paragraph (1) of section 
5103a(a) of title 49, United States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``unless'' and inserting 
        ``unless--'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security'' and inserting the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Secretary of Homeland 
                Security'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subparagraph (A), as designated pursuant to 
        paragraph (2) of this subsection, by striking the period at the 
        end and inserting ``; or''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by adding at the end the following new 
        subparagraph:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the individual holds a valid 
                transportation security card issued under section 70105 
                of title 46.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Transportation Security Card.--Paragraph (1) of 
section 5103a(d) of title 49, United States Code, is amended, in the 
matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``described in 
subsection (a)(1)'' and inserting ``under subsection 
(a)(1)(A)''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1587. RECURRENT VETTING FOR SURFACE TRANSPORTATION 
              CREDENTIAL-HOLDERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 70105 of title 46, United States Code, is amended 
by adding at the end the following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(r) Recurrent Vetting.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after 
        the date of the enactment of this subsection, the Secretary 
        shall develop and implement a plan to utilize the Federal 
        Bureau of Investigation's Rap Back Service in order to 
        establish recurrent vetting capabilities for individuals 
        holding valid transportation security cards under this 
        section.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Exemption.--Individuals holding valid 
        transportation security cards under this section who are 
        subject to recurrent vetting under the plan to utilize the Rap 
        Back Service referred to in paragraph (1) shall be exempt from 
        any recurrent determinations or background checks under this 
        section to which such individuals would otherwise be subject 
        every five years in the absence of such 
        utilization.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1588. PIPELINE SECURITY STUDY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Study.--The Comptroller General of the United States 
shall conduct a study regarding the roles and responsibilities of the 
Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Transportation 
with respect to pipeline security. Such study shall address whether--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the Annex to the Memorandum of Understanding 
        executed on August 9, 2006, between the Department of Homeland 
        Security and the Department of Transportation adequately 
        delineates strategic and operational responsibilities for 
        pipeline security, including whether it is clear which 
        department is responsible for--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) protecting against intentional 
                pipeline breaches and cyber attacks;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) responding to intentional pipeline 
                breaches and cyber attacks; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) planning to recover from the impact of 
                intentional pipeline breaches and cyber 
                attacks;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the respective roles and responsibilities of 
        each department are adequately conveyed to relevant 
        stakeholders and to the public; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) the processes and procedures for determining 
        whether a particular pipeline breach is a terrorist incident 
        are clear and effective.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report on Study.--Not later than 180 days after the 
date of the enactment of this section, the Comptroller General of the 
United States shall submit to the Secretary of Homeland Security and 
the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on Transportation 
and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate a report containing 
the findings of the study conducted under subsection (a).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Report to Congress.--Not later than 90 days after the 
submission of the report under subsection (b), the Secretary of 
Homeland Security shall review and analyze the study and submit to the 
Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate a report on such 
review and analysis, including any recommendations for--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) changes to the Annex to the Memorandum of 
        Understanding referred to in subsection (a)(1); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) other improvements to pipeline security 
        activities at the Department.</DELETED>

     <DELETED>Subtitle H--Security Enhancements in Public Areas of 
                  Transportation Facilities</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1591. WORKING GROUP.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security may 
establish a working group to promote collaborative engagement between 
the Department of Homeland Security and public and private stakeholders 
to develop non-binding recommendations for enhancing the security in 
public areas of transportation facilities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Annual Report.--If the Secretary of Homeland Security 
establishes a working group pursuant to subsection (a), not later than 
one year after such establishment and annually thereafter for five 
years, the Secretary shall report on the working group's organization, 
participation, activities, findings, and non-binding recommendations 
for the immediately preceding 12 month period. The Secretary may 
publish a public version describing the working group's activities and 
such related matters as would be informative to the public, consistent 
with section 552(b) of title 5, United States Code.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Inapplicability of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act.--The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not 
apply to the working group or any subsidiary thereof.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1592. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE; VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT 
              TOOLS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) inform public and private sector stakeholders 
        regarding the availability of Department of Homeland Security 
        technical assistance, including vulnerability assessment tools, 
        to help enhance the security in public areas of transportation 
        facilities; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) subject to availability of appropriations, 
        provide such technical assistance, upon request, to such a 
        stakeholder.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Best Practices.--Not later than one year after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security 
shall publish and widely disseminate best practices for protecting and 
enhancing the resilience of public areas of transportation facilities, 
including associated frameworks or templates for implementation. As 
appropriate, such best practices shall be updated 
periodically.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1593. OPERATIONS CENTERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration, in consultation with the heads of other appropriate 
offices or components of the Department of Homeland Security, shall 
make available to public and private stakeholders a framework for 
establishing an operations center within a transportation facility to 
promote interagency response and coordination.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1594. REVIEW OF REGULATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Review.--Not later than one year after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of 
the House and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of 
the Senate a report that includes a review of regulations, directives, 
policies, and procedures issued by the Administrator regarding the 
transportation of a firearm and ammunition by an aircraft passenger, 
and, as appropriate, information on plans to modify any such 
regulation, directive, policy, or procedure based on such 
review.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Consultation.--In preparing the report required under 
subsection (a), the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall consult with the Aviation Security Advisory 
Committee (established pursuant to section 44946 of title 49, United 
States Code) and appropriate public and private sector 
stakeholders.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1595. DEFINITION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    In this subtitle, the term ``public and private sector 
stakeholders'' has the meaning given such term in section 114(u)(1)(C) 
of title 49, United States Code.</DELETED>

       <DELETED>TITLE VI--EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE, AND 
                        COMMUNICATIONS</DELETED>

         <DELETED>Subtitle A--Grants, Training, Exercises, and 
                         Coordination</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1601. URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2003 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 604) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)(2)(A), in the matter 
        preceding clause (i), by inserting ``, using the most up-to-
        date data available,'' after ``assessment'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (d)(2), by amending subparagraph 
        (B) to read as follows:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Funds retained.--To ensure 
                transparency and avoid duplication, a State shall 
                provide each relevant high-risk urban area with a 
                detailed accounting of the items, services, or 
                activities on which any funds retained by the State 
                under subparagraph (A) are to be expended. Such 
                accounting shall be provided not later than 90 days 
                after the date of which such funds are retained.''; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking subsection (e) and inserting the 
        following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Threat and Hazard Identification Risk Assessment and 
Capability Assessment.--As a condition of receiving a grant under this 
section, each high-risk urban area shall submit to the Administrator a 
threat and hazard identification and risk assessment and capability 
assessment--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) at such time and in such form as is required 
        by the Administrator; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) consistent with the Federal Emergency 
        Management Agency's Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, 
        Second Edition, or such successor document or guidance as is 
        issued by the Administrator.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Period of Performance.--The Administrator shall make 
funds provided under this section available for use by a recipient of a 
grant for a period of not less than 36 months.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is 
authorized to be appropriated for grants under this section 
$800,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2022.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1602. STATE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 605) is amended by striking subsection (f) and inserting the 
following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment 
and Capability Assessment.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--As a condition of receiving a 
        grant under this section, each State shall submit to the 
        Administrator a threat and hazard identification and risk 
        assessment and capability assessment--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) at such time and in such form as is 
                required by the Administrator; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) consistent with the Federal 
                Emergency Management Agency's Comprehensive 
                Preparedness Guide 201, Second Edition, or such 
                successor document or guidance as is issued by the 
                Administrator.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Collaboration.--In developing the threat and 
        hazard identification and risk assessment under paragraph (1), 
        a State shall solicit input from local and tribal governments, 
        including first responders, and, as appropriate, non-
        governmental and private sector stakeholders.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) First responders defined.--In this 
        subsection, the term `first responders' includes 
        representatives of local governmental and nongovernmental fire, 
        law enforcement, emergency management, and emergency medical 
        personnel.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Period of Performance.--The Administrator shall make 
funds provided under this section available for use by a recipient of a 
grant for a period of not less than 36 months.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is 
authorized to be appropriated for grants under this section 
$600,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2022.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1603. GRANTS TO DIRECTLY ELIGIBLE TRIBES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2005 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 606) is amended by--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) redesignating subsections (h) through (k) as 
        subsections (i) through (l), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) inserting after subsection (g) the following 
        new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Period of Performance.--The Secretary shall make 
funds provided under this section available for use by a recipient of a 
grant for a period of not less than 36 months.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1604. LAW ENFORCEMENT TERRORISM PREVENTION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program.--
Subsection (a) of section 2006 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 607) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by inserting ``States and high-risk 
                urban areas expend'' after ``that''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``is used'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (2), by amending subparagraph (I) 
        to read as follows:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) activities as determined appropriate 
                by the Administrator, in coordination with the 
                Assistant Secretary for State and Local Law Enforcement 
                within the Office of Partnership and Engagement of the 
                Department, through outreach to relevant stakeholder 
                organizations; and''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by adding at the end the following new 
        paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Annual report.--The Administrator, in 
        coordination with the Assistant Secretary for State and Local 
        Law Enforcement, shall report annually from fiscal year 2018 
        through fiscal year 2022 on the use of grants under sections 
        2003 and 2004 for law enforcement terrorism prevention 
        activities authorized under this section, including the 
        percentage and dollar amount of funds used for such activities 
        and the types of projects funded.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Office for State and Local Law Enforcement.--
Subsection (b) section 2006 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 607) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``Policy 
        Directorate'' and inserting ``Office of Partnership and 
        Engagement''</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (4)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subparagraph (B), by inserting ``, 
                including through consultation with such agencies 
                regarding Department programs that may impact such 
                agencies'' before the semicolon at the end; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subparagraph (D), by striking 
                ``ensure'' and inserting ``certify''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1605. PRIORITIZATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subsection (a) of section 2007 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 608) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by amending subparagraph (A) to read 
                as follows:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) its population, including 
                consideration of domestic and international tourists, 
                commuters, and military populations, including military 
                populations residing in communities outside military 
                installations;'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subparagraph (E), by inserting ``, 
                including threat information from other relevant 
                Federal agencies and field offices, as appropriate'' 
                before the semicolon at the end; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in subparagraph (I), by striking 
                ``target'' and inserting ``core''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``target'' and 
        inserting ``core''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Review.--Not later than 90 days after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security, through the 
Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, shall review 
and report to the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on 
Appropriations of the Senate on the risk formula and methodology used 
to award grants under sections 2003 and 2004 of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604 and 605), including a discussion of any 
necessary changes to such formula to ensure grant awards are 
appropriately based on risk.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Comptroller General Review.--Not later than 180 days 
after the date of enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the 
United States shall review and assess the risk formula and methodology 
used to award grants under sections 2003 and 2004 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002, including--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the process utilized by the Department of 
        Homeland Security to gather threat information for each 
        potential State and high-risk urban area;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the extent to which such risk formula and 
        methodology considers the factors specified in section 2007 of 
        the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 608), in 
        particular--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) the extent to which the jurisdiction 
                has unmet core capabilities due to resource 
                constraints;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) the degree to which a jurisdiction has 
                been able to address capability gaps with previous 
                grant awards; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in the case of a high-risk urban area, 
                the extent to which such high-risk urban area 
                includes--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) incorporated municipalities, 
                        counties, parishes, and Indian tribes within 
                        the relevant eligible metropolitan area the 
                        inclusion of which will enhance regional 
                        efforts to prevent, prepare for, protect 
                        against, and respond to acts of terrorism; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) other local and tribal 
                        governments in the surrounding area that are 
                        likely to be called upon to respond to acts of 
                        terrorism within the high-risk urban area; 
                        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) how grant award amounts are 
        determined.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1606. ALLOWABLE USES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2008 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 609) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by striking ``target'' and inserting 
                ``core'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating paragraphs (6) 
                through (14) as paragraphs (8) through (16), 
                respectively;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (5), by inserting before 
                the semicolon at the end the following: ``, provided 
                such purchases align with the Statewide Communication 
                Interoperability Plan and are coordinated with the 
                Statewide Interoperability Coordinator or Statewide 
                interoperability governance body of the State of the 
                recipient''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by inserting after paragraph (5) the 
                following new paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) enhancing medical preparedness, medical 
        surge capacity, and mass prophylaxis capabilities, including 
        the development and maintenance of an initial pharmaceutical 
        stockpile, including medical kits and diagnostics sufficient to 
        protect first responders, their families, immediate victims, 
        and vulnerable populations from a chemical or biological 
        event;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) enhancing cybersecurity, including preparing 
        for and responding to cybersecurity risks and incidents (as 
        such terms are defined in section 227) and developing statewide 
        cyber threat information analysis and dissemination 
        activities;'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) in paragraph (8), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``Homeland Security Advisory System'' and 
                inserting ``National Terrorism Advisory System''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) in paragraph (14), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``3'' and inserting ``5'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (3)(B), by striking 
                ``(a)(10)'' and inserting ``(a)(12)''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (4)(B)(i), by striking 
                ``target'' and inserting ``core''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (c), by striking ``target'' and 
        ``core''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1607. APPROVAL OF CERTAIN EQUIPMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 2008 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 609), as amended by this Act, is further amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (f)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``If an applicant'' and 
                inserting the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Application requirement.--If an applicant''; 
        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by adding at the end the following new 
                paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Review process.--The Administrator shall 
        implement a uniform process for reviewing applications that, in 
        accordance with paragraph (1), contain explanations to use 
        grants provided under section 2003 or 2004 to purchase 
        equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable 
        national voluntary consensus standards developed under section 
        647 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 
        (6 U.S.C. 747).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Factors.--In carrying out the review process 
        under paragraph (2), the Administrator shall consider the 
        following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Current or past use of proposed 
                equipment or systems by Federal agencies or the Armed 
                Forces.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) The absence of a national voluntary 
                consensus standard for such equipment or 
                systems.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) The existence of an international 
                consensus standard for such equipment or systems, and 
                whether such equipment or systems meets such 
                standard.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) The nature of the capability gap 
                identified by the applicant, and how such equipment or 
                systems will address such gap.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) The degree to which such equipment 
                or systems will serve the needs of the applicant better 
                than equipment or systems that meet or exceed existing 
                consensus standards.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) Any other factor determined 
                appropriate by the Administrator.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Review Process.--The Administrator shall implement a 
uniform process for reviewing applications to use grants provided under 
section 2003 or 2004 to purchase equipment or systems not included on 
the Authorized Equipment List maintained by the 
Administrator.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Inspector General Report.--Not later than three years 
after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Inspector General of 
the Department of Homeland Security shall submit to the Committee on 
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate a report 
assessing the implementation of the review process established under 
paragraph (2) of subsection (f) of section 2008 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (as added by subsection (a) of this section), 
including information on the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) The number of requests to purchase equipment 
        or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable consensus 
        standard evaluated under such review process.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) The capability gaps identified by applicants 
        and the number of such requests granted or denied.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) The processing time for the review of such 
        requests.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1608. MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle B of title XX of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 611 et seq.) is amended by adding at the 
end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 2024. MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING WITH DEPARTMENTAL 
              COMPONENTS AND OFFICES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``The Administrator shall enter into memoranda of 
understanding with the heads of the following departmental components 
and offices delineating the roles and responsibilities of such 
components and offices regarding the policy and guidance for grants 
under section 1406 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 
Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135), sections 2003 and 2004 of this 
Act, and section 70107 of title 46, United States Code, as 
appropriate:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border 
        Protection.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The Administrator of the Transportation 
        Security Administration.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) The Commandant of the Coast Guard.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) The Under Secretary for Intelligence and 
        Analysis.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) The Director of the Office of Emergency 
        Communications.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) The Assistant Secretary for State and Local 
        Law Enforcement.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) The Countering Violent Extremism 
        Coordinator.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) The Officer for Civil Rights and Civil 
        Liberties.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) The Chief Medical Officer.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) The heads of other components or offices of 
        the Department, as determined by the Secretary.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 2023 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 2024. Memoranda of understanding with departmental 
                            components and offices.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1609. GRANTS METRICS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--To determine the extent to which grants 
under sections 2003 and 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 603 and 604) have closed capability gaps identified in State 
Preparedness Reports required under subsection (c) of section 652 of 
the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 752; 
title VI of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 
2007; Public Law 109-295) and Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk 
Assessments required under subsections (e) and (f) of such sections 
2003 and 2004, respectively, as added by this Act, from each State and 
high-risk urban area, the Administrator of the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency shall conduct and submit to the Committee on Homeland 
Security and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the 
House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
Governmental Affairs of the Senate an assessment of information 
provided in such Reports and Assessments.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Assessment Requirements.--The assessment required 
under subsection (a) shall include a comparison of successive State 
Preparedness Reports and Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk 
Assessments that aggregates results across the States and high-risk 
urban areas.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1610. GRANT MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency shall include in the annual Notice of Funding Opportunity 
relating to grants under sections 2003 and 2004 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604 and 605) an appendix that includes 
the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) A summary of findings identified by the Office 
        of the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security 
        in audits of such grants and methods to address areas 
        identified for improvement, including opportunities for 
        technical assistance.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Innovative projects and best practices 
        instituted by grant recipients.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1611. PROHIBITION ON CONSOLIDATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Secretary of Homeland Security may not implement the 
National Preparedness Grant Program or any successor consolidated grant 
program unless the Secretary receives prior authorization from Congress 
permitting such implementation.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1612. MAINTENANCE OF GRANT INVESTMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2008 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 609), as amended by this Act, is further amended by adding at 
the end the following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Maintenance of Equipment.--Any applicant for a grant 
under section 2003 or 2004 seeking to use funds to purchase equipment, 
including pursuant to paragraphs (3), (4), (5), or (12) of subsection 
(a) of this section, shall by the time of the receipt of such grant 
develop a plan for the maintenance of such equipment over its life-
cycle that includes information identifying which entity is responsible 
for such maintenance.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1613. TRANSIT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 1406 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/
11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (b)(2)(A), by inserting ``and 
        associated backfill'' after ``security training''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking subsection (m) and inserting the 
        following new subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(m) Periods of Performance.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph 
        (2), funds provided pursuant to a grant awarded under this 
        section for a use specified in subsection (b) shall remain 
        available for use by a grant recipient for a period of not 
        fewer than 36 months.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Exception.--Funds provided pursuant to a 
        grant awarded under this section for a use specified in 
        subparagraph (M) or (N) of subsection (b)(1) shall remain 
        available for use by a grant recipient for a period of not 
        fewer than 55 months.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(n) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is 
authorized to be appropriated for grants under this section 
$200,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2022.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1614. PORT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 70107 of title 46, United States Code, is amended 
by--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) striking subsection (l);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) redesignating subsection (m) as subsection 
        (l); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsections:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(n) Period of Performance.--The Secretary shall make 
funds provided under this section available for use by a recipient of a 
grant for a period of not less than 36 months.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(o) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is 
authorized to be appropriated for grants under this section 
$200,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2018 through 
2022.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1615. CYBER PREPAREDNESS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 227 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 148) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (5)(B), by inserting ``, 
                including State, local, and regional fusion centers, as 
                appropriate'' before the semicolon at the 
                end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (7), in the matter 
                preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``information 
                and recommendations'' each place it appears and 
                inserting ``information, recommendations, and best 
                practices''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (9), by inserting ``best 
                practices,'' after ``defensive measures,''; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (d)(1)(B)(ii), by inserting 
        ``and State, local, and regional fusion centers, as 
        appropriate'' before the semicolon at the end.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Sense of Congress.--It is the sense of Congress that 
to facilitate the timely dissemination to appropriate State, local, and 
private sector stakeholders of homeland security information related to 
cyber threats, the Secretary of Homeland Security should, to the 
greatest extent practicable, work to share actionable information in an 
unclassified form related to such threats.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1616. MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREA COUNTERTERRORISM TRAINING 
              AND EXERCISE GRANT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle A of title XX of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 603 et seq.) is amended by adding at the 
end the following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 2009. MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREA COUNTERTERRORISM TRAINING 
              AND EXERCISE GRANT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary, acting through 
        the Administrator and the heads of other relevant components of 
        the Department, shall carry out a program to make grants to 
        emergency response providers to prevent, prepare for, and 
        respond to emerging terrorist attack scenarios, including 
        complex, coordinated terrorist attacks and active shooters, as 
        determined by the Secretary, against major metropolitan 
        areas.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Information.--In establishing the program 
        pursuant to paragraph (1), the Secretary shall provide to 
        eligible applicants--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) information, in an unclassified 
                format, on emerging terrorist attack scenarios, 
                including complex, coordinated terrorist attacks and 
                active shooters, which grants under such program are 
                intended to address; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) information on training and 
                exercises best practices.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Eligible Applicants.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Only jurisdictions that have 
        previously received, but are no longer eligible for, funding 
        under section 2003 may apply for a grant under the program 
        established pursuant to subsection (a).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Additional jurisdictions.--Eligible 
        applicants receiving funding under the program established 
        pursuant to subsection (a) may include in activities funded by 
        such program neighboring jurisdictions that would be likely to 
        provide mutual aid in response to emerging terrorist attack 
        scenarios, including complex, coordinated terrorist attacks and 
        active shooters.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Permitted Uses.--The recipient of a grant under the 
program established pursuant to subsection (a) may use such grant to--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) identify capability gaps related to 
        preparing for, preventing, and responding to emerging terrorist 
        attack scenarios, including complex, coordinated terrorist 
        attacks and active shooters;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) develop or update plans, annexes, and 
        processes to address any capability gaps identified pursuant to 
        paragraph (1);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) conduct training to address such identified 
        capability gaps;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) conduct exercises, including at locations 
        such as mass gathering venues, places of worship, or 
        educational institutions, as appropriate, to validate 
        capabilities;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) pay for backfill associated with personnel 
        participating in training and exercises under paragraphs (3) 
        and (4); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) pay for other permitted uses under section 
        2008.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Period of Performance.--The Administrator shall make 
funds provided under this section available for use by a recipient of a 
grant for a period of not fewer than 36 months.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Information Sharing.--The Administrator shall, to 
the extent practicable, aggregate, analyze, and share with relevant 
emergency response providers information on best practices and lessons 
learned from--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the planning, training, and exercises 
        conducted using grants authorized under the program established 
        pursuant to subsection (a); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) responses to actual terrorist attacks around 
        the world.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are 
authorized to be appropriated for grants under this section $39,000,000 
for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2022.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 2008 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 2009. Major metropolitan area counterterrorism training 
                            and exercise grant program.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1617. OPERATION STONEGARDEN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle A of title XX of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 2010. OPERATION STONEGARDEN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--There is established in the 
Department a program to be known as `Operation Stonegarden'. Under such 
program, the Secretary, acting through the Administrator, shall make 
grants to eligible law enforcement agencies, through the State 
Administrative Agency, to enhance border security in accordance with 
this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Eligible Recipients.--To be eligible to receive a 
grant under this section, a law enforcement agency shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) be located in--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) a State bordering either Canada or 
                Mexico; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) a State or territory with a maritime 
                border; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) be involved in an active, ongoing U.S. 
        Customs and Border Protection operation coordinated through a 
        sector office.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Permitted Uses.--The recipient of a grant under this 
section may use such grant for any of the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Equipment, including maintenance and 
        sustainment costs.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Personnel, including overtime and backfill, 
        in support of enhanced border law enforcement 
        activities.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Any activity permitted for Operation 
        Stonegarden under the Department of Homeland Security's Fiscal 
        Year 2016 Homeland Security Grant Program Notice of Funding 
        Opportunity.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Any other appropriate activity, as 
        determined by the Administrator, in consultation with the 
        Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Period of Performance.--The Secretary shall make 
funds provided under this section available for use by a recipient of a 
grant for a period of not less than 36 months.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is 
authorized to be appropriated $110,000,000 for each of fiscal years 
2018 through 2022 for grants under this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Report.--The Administrator shall annually for each 
of the fiscal years specified in subsection (d) submit to the Committee 
on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee 
on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate a report 
containing information on the expenditure of grants made under this 
section by each grant recipient.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by inserting after the item relating to section 2009 
the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 2010. Operation Stonegarden.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1618. NON-PROFIT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle A of title XX of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is 
further amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 2011. NON-PROFIT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--There is established in the 
Department a program to be known as the `Non-Profit Security Grant 
Program' (in this section referred to as the `Program'). Under the 
Program, the Secretary, acting through the Administrator, shall make 
grants to eligible nonprofit organizations described in subsection (b), 
through the State in which such organizations are located, for target 
hardening and other security enhancements to protect against terrorist 
attacks.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Eligible Recipients.--Eligible nonprofit 
organizations described in this subsection (a) are organizations that 
are--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) described in section 501(c)(3) of the 
        Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and exempt from tax under section 
        501(a) of such Code; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) determined to be at risk of a terrorist 
        attack by the Administrator.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Permitted Uses.--The recipient of a grant under this 
section may use such grant for any of the following uses:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Target hardening activities, including 
        physical security enhancement equipment and inspection and 
        screening systems.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Fees for security training relating to 
        physical security and cybersecurity, target hardening, 
        terrorism awareness, and employee awareness.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Any other appropriate activity, as 
        determined by the Administrator.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Period of Performance.--The Administrator shall make 
funds provided under this section available for use by a recipient of a 
grant for a period of not less than 36 months.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Report.--The Administrator shall annually for each 
of fiscal years 2018 through 2022 submit to the Committee on Homeland 
Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland 
Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate a report containing 
information on the expenditure by each grant recipient of grant funds 
made under this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Authorization of Appropriations.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is authorized to be 
        appropriated $50,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 through 
        2022 to carry out this section.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Specification.--Of the amounts authorized to 
        be appropriated pursuant to paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $35,000,000 is authorized for 
                eligible recipients located in jurisdictions that 
                receive funding under section 2003; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $15,000,000 is authorized for 
                eligible recipients in jurisdictions not receiving 
                funding under section 2003.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendment.--Subsection (a) of section 2002 
of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 603) is amended by 
striking ``sections 2003 and 2004'' and inserting ``sections 2003, 
2004, and 2011''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by inserting after 
the item relating to section 2008 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 2011. Non-Profit Security Grant Program.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1619. STUDY OF THE USE OF GRANT FUNDS FOR 
              CYBERSECURITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 120 days after the enactment of this 
section, the Administrator, in consultation with relevant components of 
the Department, shall conduct a study on the use of grant funds awarded 
pursuant to section 2003 and section 2004 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604 and 605), including information on the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) The amount of grant funds invested or 
        obligated annually during fiscal years 2006 through 2016 to 
        support efforts to prepare for and respond to cybersecurity 
        risks and incidents (as such terms are defined in section 227 
        of such Act (6 U.S.C. 148).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) The degree to which grantees identify 
        cybersecurity as a capability gap in the Threat and Hazard 
        Identification and Risk Assessment carried out pursuant to the 
        amendment made by sections 601 and 602 of this title.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Obstacles and challenges related to using 
        grant funds to improve cybersecurity.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Plans for future efforts to encourage grantees 
        to use grant funds to improve cybersecurity 
        capabilities.</DELETED>

             <DELETED>Subtitle B--Communications</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1631. OFFICE OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Secretary of Homeland Security may not change the 
location or reporting structure of the Office of Emergency 
Communications of the Department of Homeland Security unless the 
Secretary receives prior authorization from the Committee on Homeland 
Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland 
Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate permitting such 
change.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1632. RESPONSIBILITIES OF OFFICE OF EMERGENCY 
              COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subsection (c) of section 1801 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 571) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking paragraph (3);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating paragraphs (4) through (15) 
        as paragraphs (3) through (14), respectively;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in paragraph (8), as so redesignated, by 
        striking ``, in cooperation with the National Communications 
        System,'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in paragraph (12) by striking ``Assistant 
        Secretary for Grants and Training'' and inserting 
        ``Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management 
        Agency'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) in paragraph (13), as so redesignated, by 
        striking ``and'' at the end;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) in paragraph (14), as so redesignated, by 
        striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) by adding at the end the following new 
        paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(15) administer the Government Emergency 
        Telecommunications Service (GETS) and Wireless Priority Service 
        (WPS) programs, or successor programs; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(16) assess the impact of emerging technologies 
        on interoperable emergency communications.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Performance of Previously Transferred Functions.--
Subsection (d) of section 1801 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is 
amended by--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) striking paragraph (2); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph 
        (2).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1633. ANNUAL REPORTING ON ACTIVITIES OF THE OFFICE OF 
              EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Subsection (f) of section 1801 of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 571) is amended to read as follows:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Annual Reporting of Office Activities.--The Director 
of the Office of Emergency Communications shall, not later than one 
year after the date of the enactment of this subsection and annually 
thereafter for each of the next four years, report to the Committee on 
Homeland Security and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House 
of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
Governmental Affairs of the Senate on the activities and programs of 
the Office, including specific information on efforts to carry out 
paragraphs (4), (5), and (6) of subsection (c).''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1634. NATIONAL EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS PLAN.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 1802 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 572) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), in the matter preceding 
        paragraph (1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``, and in cooperation 
                with the Department of National Communications System 
                (as appropriate),''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by inserting ``, but not less than 
                once every five years,'' after ``periodically''; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by redesignating paragraphs (3) 
                through (10) as paragraphs (4) through (11), 
                respectively; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by inserting after paragraph (2) the 
                following new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) consider the impact of emerging technologies 
        on the attainment of interoperable emergency 
        communications;''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1635. TECHNICAL EDIT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Paragraph (1) of section 1804(b) of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 574(b)), in the matter preceding subparagraph 
(A), by striking ``Assistant Secretary for Grants and Planning'' and 
inserting ``Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1636. PUBLIC SAFETY BROADBAND NETWORK.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Undersecretary of the National Protection and Programs 
Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security shall provide to the 
Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on Energy and Commerce 
of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security 
and Governmental Affairs of the Senate information on the Department of 
Homeland Security's responsibilities related to the development of the 
nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network authorized in section 6202 
of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (47 U.S.C. 
1422; Public Law 112-96), including information on efforts by the 
Department to work with the First Responder Network Authority of the 
Department of Commerce to identify and address cyber risks that could 
impact the near term or long term availability and operations of such 
network and recommendations to mitigate such risks.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1637. COMMUNICATIONS TRAINING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Under Secretary for Management of the Department of 
Homeland Security, in coordination with the appropriate component 
heads, shall develop a mechanism, consistent with the strategy required 
pursuant to section 4 of the Department of Homeland Security 
Interoperable Communications Act (Public Law 114-29; 6 U.S.C. 194 
note), to verify that radio users within the Department receive initial 
and ongoing training on the use of the radio systems of such 
components, including interagency radio use protocols.</DELETED>

          <DELETED>Subtitle C--Medical Preparedness</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1641. CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 516 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 
321e) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by inserting ``and shall establish medical and human, 
                animal, and occupational health exposure policy, 
                guidance, strategies, and initiatives,'' before 
                ``including--'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (1), by inserting before 
                the semicolon at the end the following: ``, including 
                advice on how to prepare for, protect against, respond 
                to, recover from, and mitigate against the medical 
                effects of terrorist attacks or other high consequence 
                events utilizing chemical, biological, radiological, or 
                nuclear agents or explosives'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (2), by inserting before 
                the semicolon at the end the following: ``, including 
                coordinating the Department's policy, strategy and 
                preparedness for pandemics and emerging infectious 
                diseases'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in paragraph (5), by inserting 
                ``emergency medical services and medical first 
                responder stakeholders,'' after ``the medical 
                community,'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) in paragraph (6), by striking ``and'' 
                at the end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (F) in paragraph (7), by striking the 
                period and inserting a semicolon; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (G) by adding at the end the following new 
                paragraphs:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) ensuring that the workforce of the 
        Department has evidence-based policy, standards, requirements, 
        and metrics for occupational health and operational medicine 
        programs;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) directing and maintaining a coordinated 
        system for medical support for the Department's operational 
        activities;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) providing oversight of the Department's 
        medical programs and providers, including--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) reviewing and maintaining 
                verification of the accreditation of the Department's 
                health provider workforce;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) developing quality assurance and 
                clinical policy, requirements, standards, and metrics 
                for all medical and health activities of the 
                Department;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) providing oversight of medical 
                records systems for employees and individuals in the 
                Department's care and custody; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) providing medical direction for 
                emergency medical services activities of the 
                Department; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) as established under section 528, 
        maintaining a medical countermeasures stockpile and dispensing 
        system, as necessary, to facilitate personnel readiness, and 
        protection for the Department's employees and working animals 
        and individuals in the Department's care and custody in the 
        event of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or 
        explosives attack, naturally occurring disease outbreak, or 
        pandemic.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Medical Liaisons.--The Chief Medical Officer may 
provide medical liaisons to the components of the Department to provide 
subject matter expertise on medical and public health issues and a 
direct link to the Chief Medical Officer. Such expertise may include 
the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Providing guidance on health and medical 
        aspects of policy, planning, operations, and workforce health 
        protection.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Identifying and resolving component medical 
        issues.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Supporting the development and alignment of 
        medical and health systems.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Identifying common gaps in medical and 
        health standards, policy, and guidance, and enterprise 
        solutions to bridge such gaps.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1642. MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURES PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title V of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 311 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 528. MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall establish a medical 
countermeasures program to facilitate personnel readiness, and 
protection for the Department's employees and working animals and 
individuals in the Department's care and custody, in the event of a 
chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosives attack, 
naturally occurring disease outbreak, or pandemic, and to support 
Department mission continuity.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Oversight.--The Chief Medical Officer of the 
Department shall provide programmatic oversight of the medical 
countermeasures program established pursuant to subsection (a), and 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) develop Department-wide standards for 
        medical countermeasure storage, security, dispensing, and 
        documentation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) maintain a stockpile of medical 
        countermeasures, including antibiotics, antivirals, and 
        radiological countermeasures, as appropriate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) preposition appropriate medical 
        countermeasures in strategic locations nationwide, based on 
        threat and employee density, in accordance with applicable 
        Federal statutes and regulations;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) provide oversight and guidance on dispensing 
        of stockpiled medical countermeasures;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) ensure rapid deployment and dispensing of 
        medical countermeasures in a chemical, biological, 
        radiological, nuclear, or explosives attack, naturally 
        occurring disease outbreak, or pandemic;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) provide training to Department employees on 
        medical countermeasure dispensing; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) support dispensing exercises.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Medical Countermeasures Working Group.--The Chief 
Medical Officer shall establish a medical countermeasures working group 
comprised of representatives from appropriate components and offices of 
the Department to ensure that medical countermeasures standards are 
maintained and guidance is consistent.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Medical Countermeasures Management.--Not later than 
180 days after the date of the enactment of this section, the Chief 
Medical Officer shall develop and submit to the Secretary an integrated 
logistics support plan for medical countermeasures, including--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) a methodology for determining the ideal 
        types and quantities of medical countermeasures to stockpile 
        and how frequently such methodology shall be 
        reevaluated;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) a replenishment plan; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) inventory tracking, reporting, and 
        reconciliation procedures for existing stockpiles and new 
        medical countermeasure purchases.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Stockpile Elements.--In determining the types and 
quantities of medical countermeasures to stockpile under subsection 
(d), the Chief Medical Officer shall utilize, if available--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Department chemical, biological, 
        radiological, and nuclear risk assessments; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
        guidance on medical countermeasures.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Report.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
the enactment of this section, the Chief Medical Officer shall report 
to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives 
and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
Senate on progress in achieving the requirements of this 
section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by adding after 
the item relating to section 527 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 528. Medical countermeasures.''.

              <DELETED>TITLE VII--OTHER MATTERS</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1701. DECISION REGARDING CERTAIN EXECUTIVE 
              MEMORANDA.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall review existing 
Department of Homeland Security policy memoranda, including memoranda 
approved by prior Secretaries that remain in effect, to determine 
whether such memoranda should remain in effect and, if so, whether any 
of such memoranda should be modified.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1702. PERMANENT AUTHORIZATION FOR ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC 
              COOPERATION BUSINESS TRAVEL CARD PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2(a) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 
Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 (Public Law 112-54; 8 U.S.C. 1185 
note) is amended by striking ``During the 7-year period ending on 
September 30, 2018, the Secretary'' and inserting ``The 
Secretary''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1703. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR OFFICE OF 
              INSPECTOR GENERAL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    There is authorized to be appropriated for the Office of 
the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security 
$175,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 and 2019.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1704. CANINE TEAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection may 
request additional canine teams when there is a justified and 
documented shortage and such additional canine teams would be effective 
for drug detection at the border.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 1705. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE HOMELAND SECURITY ACT 
              OF 2002.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Title I.--Section 103 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 113), as amended by this Act, is further amended as 
follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In subsection (a)(1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subparagraph (E), by striking ``the 
                Bureau of'' and inserting ``United States''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by adding at the end the following new 
                subparagraph:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(L) An Administrator of the 
                Transportation Security Administration.''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) In subsection (d)(5), by striking ``section 
        708'' and inserting ``section 707''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Title II.--Title II of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.) is amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In section 202 (6 U.S.C. 122)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subsection (c), in the matter 
                preceding paragraph (1), by striking ``Director of 
                Central Intelligence'' and inserting ``Director of 
                National Intelligence''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subsection (d)(2), by striking 
                ``Director of Central Intelligence'' and inserting 
                ``Director of National Intelligence''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) In section 210E (6 U.S.C. 124l)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking subsection (e); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating subsection (f) as 
                subsection (e).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) In section 223(1)(B) (6 U.S.C. 143(1)(B)), by 
        striking ``and'' after the semicolon at the end.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) In section 225 (6 U.S.C. 145), by striking 
        subsections (c) and (d).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) In section 228A(c)(1)(C), by striking 
        ``section 707'' and inserting ``section 706''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Title III.--Title III of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 181 et seq.) is amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In section 302 (6 U.S.C. 182), by striking 
        ``biological,,'' each places it appears and inserting 
        ``biological,''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) By redesignating the second section 319 
        (relating to EMP and GMD mitigation research and development) 
        as section 320.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Title IV.--Title IV of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 201 et seq.) is amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) By redesignating section 402 (6 U.S.C. 202) as 
        section 401.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) In section 401(4), as so redesignated, by 
        striking ``section 428'' and inserting ``section 
        426''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) By redesignating section 417 as section 
        416.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) By redesignating section 427 (6 U.S.C. 235) as 
        section 425.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) In section 425, as so redesignated, by 
        striking subsection (c).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) By redesignating section 428 (6 U.S.C. 236) as 
        section 426.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) In section 426, as so redesignated, in--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subsection (e), by striking 
                paragraphs (7) and (8);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking subsections (g) and (h); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by redesignating subsection (i) as 
                subsection (g).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) By redesignating section 429 (6 U.S.C. 237) as 
        section 427.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (9) By redesignating section 430 (6 U.S.C. 238) as 
        section 428.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (10) By striking section 431 (6 U.S.C. 
        239).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (11) By redesignating section 432 (6 U.S.C. 240) 
        as section 429.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (12) By redesignating section 433 (6 U.S.C. 241) 
        as section 430.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (13) By amending the subtitle D heading to read as 
        follows: ``U.S. Immigration and Customs 
        Enforcement''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (14) By striking section 445 (6 U.S.C. 
        255).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (15) By striking section 446 (6 U.S.C. 
        256).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (16) In the subtitle E heading, by inserting 
        ``United States'' before ``Citizenship and Immigration 
        Services''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (17) In section 452 (6 U.S.C. 272)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``the Bureau of'' each 
                place it appears and inserting ``United States''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subsection (f), in the subsection 
                heading, by striking ``Bureau of'' and inserting 
                ``United States''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (18) By striking section 453 (6 U.S.C. 
        273).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (19) By striking section 455 (6 U.S.C. 271 
        note).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (20) By striking section 456 (6 U.S.C. 
        275).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (21) By striking section 459 (6 U.S.C. 
        276).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (22) By striking section 460 (6 U.S.C. 
        277).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (23) By striking section 461 (6 U.S.C. 
        278).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (24) By redesignating section 462 (6 U.S.C. 279) 
        as section 455.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (25) In section 455, as so redesignated, in 
        subsection (b)(2)(A), in the matter preceding clause (i)--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``the Bureau of 
                Citizenship and Immigration Services'' and inserting 
                ``United States Citizenship and Immigration Services''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``Assistant Secretary of 
                the Bureau of Border Security'' and inserting 
                ``Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
                Enforcement''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (26) By striking section 472 (6 U.S.C. 
        292).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (27) By striking section 473 (6 U.S.C. 
        293).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (28) By striking section 474 (6 U.S.C. 
        294).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (29) By redesignating section 476 (6 U.S.C. 296) 
        as section 472.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (30) In section 472, as so redesignated--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``the Bureau of 
                Citizenship and Immigration Services'' each place it 
                appears and inserting ``United States Citizenship and 
                Immigration Services''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``the Bureau of Border 
                Security'' each place it appears and inserting ``U.S. 
                Immigration and Customs Enforcement''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (31) By striking section 477 (6 U.S.C. 
        297).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (32) By redesignating section 478 (6 U.S.C. 298) 
        as section 473.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (33) In section 473, as so redesignated--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the section heading, by inserting 
                ``annual report on'' before ``immigration'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking subsection (b); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``Report.--'' and 
                        all that follows through ``One year'' and 
                        inserting ``Report.--One year'';</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by redesignating paragraph 
                        (2) as subsection (b) and moving such 
                        subsection two ems to left; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) in subsection (b), as so 
                        redesignated--</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) in the heading, by 
                                striking ``included'' and inserting 
                                ``Included''; and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) by redesignating 
                                subparagraphs (A) through (H) as 
                                paragraphs (1) through (8), 
                                respectively, and moving such 
                                paragraphs two ems to the 
                                left.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Title V.--Title V of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 
(6 U.S.C. 311 et seq.) is amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In section 501 (6 U.S.C. 311)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in paragraph (8), by striking 
                ``section 502(a)(6)'' and inserting ``section 
                504(a)(6)'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by redesignating paragraphs (9) 
                through (14) as paragraphs (10) through (15), 
                respectively; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by inserting after paragraph (8) the 
                following new paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) the term `Nuclear Incident Response Team' 
        means a resource that includes--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) 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</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) those entities of the Environmental 
                Protection Agency that perform such support functions 
                (including radiological emergency response functions) 
                and related functions.''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) By striking section 502 (6 U.S.C. 
        312).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) In section 504(a)(3)(B) (6 U.S.C. 
        314(a)(3)(B)), by striking ``, the National Disaster Medical 
        System,''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) In section 506(c) (6 U.S.C. 316(c)), by 
        striking ``section 708'' each place it appears and inserting 
        ``section 707''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) In section 509(c)(2) (6 U.S.C. 319(c)(2)), in 
        the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``section 
        708'' and inserting ``section 707''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Title VI.--Section 601 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 331) is amended by striking ``Director of Central 
Intelligence'' each place it appears and inserting ``Director of 
National Intelligence''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Title VII.--Title VII of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 et seq.) is amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) By striking section 706 (6 U.S.C. 
        346).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) By redesignating section 707 (6 U.S.C. 347) as 
        section 706.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) By redesignating section 708 as section 
        707.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) By redesignating section 709 (relating to the 
        Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans) as section 
        708.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) In section 708, as so redesignated, in 
        subsection (c)(3), by striking ``section 707'' and inserting 
        ``section 706''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (h) Title VIII.--Title VIII of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 361 et seq.) is amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) By redesignating section 812 as section 
        811.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) In section 811, as so redesignated--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking subsections (a) and (c); 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) by striking ``(as added by 
                        subsection (a) of this section)'' each place it 
                        appears;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) by redesignating paragraphs 
                        (2) through (4) as subsections (b) through (d), 
                        respectively, and by moving such subsections, 
                        as so redesignated, two ems to the 
                        left;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) in paragraph (1), by 
                        redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as 
                        paragraphs (1) and (2), respectively, and by 
                        moving such paragraphs, as so redesignated, two 
                        ems to the left; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iv) by striking ``(b) 
                        Promulgation of Initial Guidelines.--'' and all 
                        that follows through ``In this subsection'' and 
                        inserting the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Definition.--In this section'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in subsection (b), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``In general'' and inserting ``In 
                General'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) in subsection (c), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``Minimum requirements'' and inserting 
                ``Minimum Requirements''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) in subsection (d), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``No lapse of authority'' and inserting 
                ``No Lapse of Authority''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) In section 843(b)(1)(B) (6 U.S.C. 
        413(b)(1)(B)), by striking ``as determined by'' and all that 
        follows through ``; and'' and inserting ``as determined by the 
        Secretary; and''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) By striking section 857 (6 U.S.C. 
        427).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) By redesignating section 858 (6 U.S.C. 428) as 
        section 857.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) By striking section 872 (6 U.S.C. 
        452).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) By striking section 881 (6 U.S.C. 
        461).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (8) In section 892 (6 U.S.C. 482)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subsection (b)(7), by striking 
                ``Director of Central Intelligence'' and inserting 
                ``Director of National Intelligence''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subsection (c)(3)(D), by striking 
                ``Director of Central Intelligence'' and inserting 
                ``Director of National Intelligence''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (9) By striking section 893 (6 U.S.C. 
        483).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (10) By redesignating section 894 (6 U.S.C. 484) 
        as section 893.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (i) Title IX.--Section 903(a) of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 493(a)) is amended in the subsection heading by 
striking ``Members--'' and inserting ``Members.--''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (j) Title X.--Section 1001(c)(1) of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 511(c)(1)) is amended by striking ``Director of 
Central Intelligence'' and inserting ``Director of National 
Intelligence''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (k) Title XV.--Title XV of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 541 et seq.) is amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) By striking section 1502 (6 U.S.C. 
        542).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) By redesignating section 1503 (6 U.S.C. 543) 
        as section 1502.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (l) Title XVI.--Section 1611(d)(1) of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 563(d)(1)) is amended by striking 
``section 707'' and inserting ``section 706''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (m) Title XIX.--Section 1902(b)(3) of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 592(b)(3)) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in the paragraph heading, by striking 
        ``Hawaiian native-serving'' and inserting ``Native hawaiian-
        serving''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``Hawaiian native-serving'' and 
        inserting ``Native Hawaiian-serving''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (n) Title XX.--Section 2021 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 611) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking subsection (c); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection 
        (c).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (o) Table of Contents.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 note) is 
amended as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) By striking the items relating to sections 
        317, 319, 318, and 319 and inserting the following new 
        items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 317. Promoting antiterrorism through international 
                            cooperation program.
<DELETED>``Sec. 318. Social media working group.
<DELETED>``Sec. 319. Transparency in research and development.
<DELETED>``Sec. 320. EMP and GMD mitigation research and 
                            development.''.
        <DELETED>    (2) By striking the items relating to sections 401 
        and 402 and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 401. Border, maritime, and transportation 
                            responsibilities.''.
        <DELETED>    (3) By striking the item relating to section 417 
        and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 416. Allocation of resources by the Secretary.''.
        <DELETED>    (4) By striking the items relating to sections 427 
        through 433 and inserting the following new items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 425. Coordination of information and information 
                            technology.
<DELETED>``Sec. 426. Visa issuance.
<DELETED>``Sec. 427. Information on visa denials required to be entered 
                            into electronic data system.
<DELETED>``Sec. 428. Office for Domestic Preparedness.
<DELETED>``Sec. 429. Border Enforcement Security Task Force.
<DELETED>``Sec. 430. Prevention of international child abduction.''.
        <DELETED>    (5) By striking the items relating to sections 445 
        and 446.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) By amending the item relating to subtitle E of 
        title IV to read as follows:</DELETED>

   <DELETED>``Subtitle E--United States Citizenship and Immigration 
                              Services''.

        <DELETED>    (7) By amending the item relating to section 451 
        to read as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 451. Establishment of United States Citizenship and 
                            Immigration Services.''.
        <DELETED>    (8) By striking the items relating to sections 
        455, 456, 459, 460, and 461 and inserting before the item 
        relating to section 457 the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 455. Children's affairs.''.
        <DELETED>    (9) By striking the items relating to sections 472 
        through 478 and inserting the following new items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 472. Separation of funding.
<DELETED>``Sec. 473. Annual report on immigration functions.''.
        <DELETED>    (10) By striking the item relating to section 
        502.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (11) By striking the item relating to section 
        524.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (12) By striking the items relating to sections 
        706 through 709 and inserting the following new 
        items:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 706. Quadrennial Homeland Security Review.
<DELETED>``Sec. 707. Joint Task Forces.
<DELETED>``Sec. 708. Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans.''.
        <DELETED>    (13) By striking the items relating to sections 
        811 and 812 and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 811. Law enforcement powers of Inspector General 
                            agents.''.
        <DELETED>    (14) By striking the items relating to sections 
        857 and 858 and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 857. Identification of new entrants into the Federal 
                            marketplace.''.
        <DELETED>    (15) By striking the item relating to section 
        872.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (16) By striking the item relating to section 
        881.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (17) By striking the items relating to sections 
        893 and 894 and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 893. Authorization of appropriations.''.
        <DELETED>    (18) By striking the items relating to sections 
        1502 and 1503 and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 1502. Review of congressional committee structures.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 1706. SAVINGS CLAUSE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Nothing in this Act shall be construed as providing the 
Department of Homeland Security or any of its components, agencies, or 
programs with real property authority, including with respect to 
leases, construction, or other acquisitions and disposals.</DELETED>

<DELETED>DIVISION B--U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 2001. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This division may be cited as the ``Immigration and 
Customs Enforcement Authorization Act of 2017''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 2002. ESTABLISHMENT OF U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS 
              ENFORCEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 442 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 252) is amended to read as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 442. ESTABLISHMENT OF U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS 
              ENFORCEMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--There is established within the 
Department an agency to be known as `U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement'.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement.--There shall be at the head of U.S. Immigration and 
Customs Enforcement a Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement (in this section referred to as the `Director').</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Duties and Qualifications.--The Director shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) have a minimum five years--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) professional experience in law 
                enforcement (which may include enforcement of the 
                immigration laws, as defined in section 101(a)(17) of 
                the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 
                1101(a)(17)) or the customs and trade laws of the 
                United States, as defined in section 2 of the Trade 
                Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (19 
                U.S.C. 4301)); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) management experience;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) identify, arrest, detain and seek the 
        removal of inadmissible and deportable aliens and otherwise 
        enforce the immigration laws (as defined in section 101(a)(17) 
        of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17))), 
        other than through criminal prosecutions;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) investigate and, where appropriate, refer 
        for prosecution, any criminal or civil violation of Federal law 
        relating to or involving--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the immigration laws (as defined in 
                section 101(a)(17) of the Immigration and Nationality 
                Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17)));</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) border control and security, 
                including the prevention of the entry or residence of 
                terrorists, criminals, and human rights 
                violators;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) the customs and trade laws of the 
                United States, as defined in section 2 of the Trade 
                Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (19 
                U.S.C. 4301);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) the import or export of merchandise, 
                including the illicit possession, movement of, or trade 
                in goods, services, property, arms, instruments of 
                terrorism, items controlled or prohibited from export, 
                child exploitation, intellectual property, or currency 
                or other monetary instruments;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) bulk cash smuggling or other 
                financial crimes with a cross border or international 
                nexus;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) transnational gang 
                activity;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) chapter 40 or 44 of title 18, United 
                States Code, or other violation relating to firearms, 
                explosives, or other destructive devices involving an 
                alien;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) severe forms of trafficking in 
                persons, as defined in section 103 of the Trafficking 
                Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 
                7102);</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) the production, procurement, 
                counterfeiting, alteration, or use of fraudulent 
                immigration documents or fraudulently obtaining 
                immigration benefits;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(J) unlawful use of personal 
                information, including immigration document fraud, when 
                such use relates to or affects border security, 
                terrorism, customs, immigration, naturalization, trade, 
                travel, or transportation security;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(K) drug laws, as specified in the 
                Controlled Substance Act and the Controlled Substance 
                Import and Export Act in the context of cross-border 
                criminal activity; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(L) fraud or false statements relating 
                to or involving any matter specified in this 
                paragraph.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) administer the National Intellectual 
        Property Rights Coordination Center established in section 305 
        of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 
        (Public Law 114-125; 19 U.S.C. 4344);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) jointly with the Commissioner of U.S. 
        Customs and Border Protection, develop and submit the joint 
        strategic plan required under section 105 of the Trade 
        Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-
        125; 19 U.S.C. 4314);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) coordinate with Federal, State, local, 
        tribal, and foreign agencies in carrying out the duties 
        described in paragraphs (2) and (3);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) in coordination with the Department of State 
        and the Office of International Affairs of the Department, 
        establish staff liaison offices and vetted units in appropriate 
        foreign countries to support the counterterrorism efforts and 
        other international activities including investigations and 
        repatriation efforts;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) assign employees of the Department to 
        diplomatic and consular posts, in coordination with the 
        Secretary, pursuant to section 426(e);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) establish, maintain, and administer 
        appropriate interagency law enforcement centers in furtherance 
        of the Director's statutory duties, including interagency 
        centers, in accordance with applicable law, or as prescribed by 
        the Secretary;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) administer the Border Enforcement Security 
        Task Force established under section 429;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) operate the Cyber Crimes Center established 
        in section 890A;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(12) in carrying out paragraph (3), administer 
        internal conspiracy investigations at United States ports of 
        entry; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(13) carry out other duties and powers 
        prescribed by law, or delegated by the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) General Enforcement Powers.--The Director may 
authorize agents and officers of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) carry out the duties and responsibilities 
        authorized under sections 287 and 274A of the Immigration and 
        Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1357 and 8 U.S.C. 1324(a)) and 
        section 589 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 
        1589a);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) offer and pay rewards for services and 
        information leading to the apprehension of persons involved in 
        the violation or attempted violation of those provisions of law 
        which United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is 
        authorized by statute to enforce;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) conduct undercover investigative operations 
        pursuant to section 294 of the Immigration and Nationality Act 
        (8 U.S.C. 1363a), and section 3131 of the Customs Enforcement 
        Act of 1986 (19 U.S.C. 2081; enacted as part of the Anti-Drug 
        Abuse Act of 1986); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) carry out other duties and responsibilities 
        provided under the laws of the United States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Deputy Director.--There shall be a Deputy Director 
of United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement who shall 
assist the Director in managing U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement and who shall assist the Director in carrying out the 
Directors duties.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Office of Homeland Security Investigations.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established in U.S. 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement an Office of Homeland 
        Security Investigations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Executive associate director.--There shall 
        be at the head of the Office of Homeland Security 
        Investigations an Executive Associate Director, who shall 
        report to the Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of Homeland Security 
        Investigations shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) serve as the law enforcement office 
                of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement with a 
                primary responsibility to conduct investigations of 
                terrorist organizations and other criminal 
                organizations that threaten homeland or border 
                security;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) serve as the law enforcement office 
                of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement with 
                responsibility to conduct investigations of, and, where 
                appropriate, refer for prosecution, any criminal or 
                civil violation of Federal law, including--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) money laundering offenses 
                        with a cross-border nexus;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) bulk cash smuggling with a 
                        cross-border nexus;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) commercial fraud with a 
                        cross-border nexus and intellectual property 
                        theft;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) cybercrimes;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) human smuggling and human 
                        trafficking as defined in section 103 of the 
                        Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 
                        U.S.C. 7102) , and human rights violations as 
                        defined by 28 U.S.C. 509B(e);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) narcotics and weapons 
                        smuggling and trafficking;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vii) export 
                        violations;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(viii) international art and 
                        antiquity theft;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ix) identity and benefits 
                        fraud, as those terms are defined in title 8 
                        and title 18, United States Code, relating to 
                        or involving any matter specified in this 
                        subparagraph; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(x) any other criminal or civil 
                        violation prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                        Director;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) administer the program to collect 
                information relating to nonimmigrant foreign students 
                and other exchange program participants described in 
                section 641 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and 
                Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1372), 
                including the Student and Exchange Visitor Information 
                System established under such section, and use such 
                information to carry out the enforcement functions of 
                United States Immigration and Customs 
                Enforcement;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) administer a National Export 
                Enforcement Coordination Center, which shall serve as 
                the primary information sharing forum within the 
                Federal Government to coordinate, promote, and assist 
                Federal and international investigations of export 
                control offenses;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) conduct investigations of alleged 
                violations of, and make arrests under, section 274A of 
                the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1324a), 
                including referring for prosecution, or levying 
                monetary penalties against, an employer found to be in 
                violation of such section, and administratively 
                arresting, and initiating removal proceeding against, 
                an alien unlawfully employed;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) administer a Human Smuggling and 
                Trafficking Center, which shall serve as the primary 
                information sharing forum within the Federal Government 
                to coordinate, promote, and assist Federal and 
                international investigations in human smuggling and 
                trafficking investigations;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) administer the Bulk Cash Smuggling 
                Center, which shall serve to investigate domestic and 
                international bulk cash smuggling activities and 
                support law enforcement in efforts to investigate and 
                restrict bulk cash smuggling;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) investigate and refer for 
                prosecution public safety matters involving (to the 
                extent provided in subsection (b)(4))--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) large-scale operations 
                        prosecuted pursuant to chapter 96 (relating to 
                        racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations) 
                        of title 18, United States Code; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the smuggling into, and 
                        sale within, the United States of weapons; 
                        and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by the Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established in U.S. 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement an Office of Enforcement 
        and Removal Operations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Executive associate director.--There shall 
        be at the head of the Office of Enforcement and Removal 
        Operations an Executive Associate Director, who shall report to 
        the Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of Enforcement and 
        Removal Operations shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) serve as the law enforcement office 
                of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement with 
                primary responsibility to enforce the civil immigration 
                and nationality laws of the United States;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) identify, locate, arrest, detain, 
                and seek the removal of aliens in custodial settings or 
                at-large, and remove aliens ordered removed, who--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) are inadmissible or 
                        deportable under sections 212(a)(3) or 
                        237(a)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality 
                        Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3) or 1227(a)(4)), or 
                        otherwise present a national security risk to 
                        the United States;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) are inadmissible or 
                        deportable under sections 212(a)(2) or 
                        237(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality 
                        Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(2) or 
                        1227(a)(2));</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) undermine the border 
                        security efforts and operations of the United 
                        States;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iv) enter the United States in 
                        violation of Federal law;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(v) are unlawfully present in 
                        the United States;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vi) are members of a criminal 
                        gang or participate in gang-related crimes, 
                        except as described in subsection 
                        (f)(3);</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(vii) constitute threats to the 
                        public safety; or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(viii) are otherwise subject to 
                        exclusion, deportation, or removal from the 
                        United States.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) refer for prosecution aliens 
                described in subparagraph (B) or section 922(g)(5) of 
                title 18, United States Code;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) have custody (and the authority to 
                release) over aliens detained for potential exclusion, 
                deportation, or removal from the United States, manage 
                the administrative immigration detention operations of 
                U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and provide 
                necessary, and appropriate medical care to detained 
                aliens in the custody of the agency;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) plan, coordinate, and manage the 
                execution of exclusion, deportation, and removal orders 
                issued to aliens;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) investigate and refer for 
                prosecution a civil or criminal violation of the 
                immigration laws or an offense described in section 
                287(a)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 
                U.S.C. 1357(a)(5)); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) carry out other duties and powers as 
                prescribed by the Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Office of the Principal Legal Advisor.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established in U.S. 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement an Office of the Principal 
        Legal Advisor.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Principal legal advisor.--There shall be at 
        the head of the Office the Principal Legal Advisor a Principal 
        Legal Advisor.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The office of the Principal Legal 
        Advisor shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) provide specialized legal advice and 
                policy guidance to the Director;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) represent the Department in all 
                exclusion, deportation, and removal proceedings before 
                the Executive Office for Immigration Review;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) represent U.S. Immigration and 
                Customs Enforcement in venues and fora as authorized by 
                the Director or General Counsel of the Department of 
                Homeland Security, or otherwise permitted by law; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) carry out other duties and powers as 
                prescribed by the Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(i) Office of Professional Responsibility.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established in U.S. 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement an Office of Professional 
        Responsibility.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Assistant director.--There shall be at the 
        head of the Office of Professional Responsibility an Assistant 
        Director, who shall report to the Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of Professional 
        Responsibility shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) investigate allegations of 
                administrative, civil, and criminal misconduct 
                involving any employee or contractor of U.S. 
                Immigration and Customs Enforcement;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) inspect and review United States 
                Immigration and Customs Enforcement's offices, 
                operations, and processes, including detention 
                facilities operated or used by U.S. Immigration and 
                Customs Enforcement, and provide an independent review 
                of United States Immigration and Custom Enforcement's 
                organizational health, effectiveness, and efficiency of 
                mission;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) provide and manage the security 
                programs and operations for U.S. Immigration and 
                Customs Enforcement; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) carry out other duties and powers as 
                prescribed by the Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(j) Office of Management and Administration.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established in U.S. 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement an Office of Management and 
        Administration.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Executive associate director.--There shall 
        be at the head of the Office of Management and Administration 
        an Executive Associate Director, who shall report to the 
        Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of Management and 
        Administration shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) administer the Office of Human 
                Capital to provide guidance to the agency and ensure 
                compliance with human resources policies and 
                practices;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) administer the Office of Chief 
                Financial Officer;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) administer the Office of Policy to 
                develop and communicate the agency policies and 
                priorities;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) create best practices to efficiently 
                respond to all Freedom of Information Act requests 
                received by the agency;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) manage all information technology 
                systems within the agency; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) carry out additional duties as 
                assigned or delegated by the Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(k) Departmental Evidence Databases.--Notwithstanding 
any other provision of this Act, any officer within the Office of 
Enforcement and Removal Operations engaged in the duties of that office 
under subsection (f)(3)(C) or (f)(3)(F) shall be provided access, in 
connection to such duties, to databases necessary for the proper 
collection, recordation, and retention of any evidence 
collected.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(l) Other Authorities.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary may establish 
        such other Executive Associate Directors, or other similar 
        positions or officials, as the secretary determines necessary 
        to carry out the missions, duties, functions, and authorities 
        of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Notification.--If the Secretary exercises 
        the authority provided pursuant to paragraph (1), the Secretary 
        shall notify the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee 
        on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the 
        Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate not later than 
        30 days before exercising such authority.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(m) Other Federal Agencies.--Nothing in this section may 
be construed as affecting or limiting in any manner the authority, as 
in existence on the day before the date of the enactment of this 
section, of any other Federal agency or other component of the 
Department.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Special Rules.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Treatment.--Section 442 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002, as amended by subsection (a) of this 
        section, shall be treated as if included in such Act as of the 
        date of the enactment of such Act. In addition to the 
        functions, missions, duties, and authorities specified in such 
        amended section 442, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 
        shall continue to perform and carry out the functions, 
        missions, duties, and authorities under section 442 of such Act 
        as in existence on the day before such date of enactment 
        (notwithstanding the treatment described in this 
        paragraph).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Rules of construction.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Rules and regulations.--
                Notwithstanding the treatment described in paragraph 
                (1), nothing in this division may be construed as 
                affecting in any manner any rule or regulation issued 
                or promulgated pursuant to any provision of law, 
                including section 442 of the Homeland Security Act of 
                2002, as in existence on the day before the date of the 
                enactment of this division, and any such rule or 
                regulation shall continue to have full force and effect 
                on and after such date.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Other actions.--Notwithstanding the 
                treatment described in paragraph (1), nothing in this 
                division may be construed as affecting in any manner 
                any action, determination, policy, or decision pursuant 
                to section 442 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 as 
                in existence on the day before the date of the 
                enactment of this division, and any such action, 
                determination, policy, or decision shall continue to 
                have full force and effect on and after such 
                date.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Continuation in Office.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Director.--The individual serving as the 
        Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on the day 
        before the date of the enactment of this division 
        (notwithstanding the treatment described in subsection (b)(1)) 
        may serve as the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
        Enforcement in accordance with section 442 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002, as amended by subsection (a), until the 
        earlier of--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) the date on which such individual is 
                no longer eligible to serve as Director; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) the date on which a person nominated 
                by the President to be the Director is confirmed by the 
                Senate in accordance with such section 441.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Other positions.--The individuals serving as 
        the Deputy Director, Executive Associate Directors, Deputy 
        Executive Associate Directors, or similar officers or officials 
        of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under section 442 
        of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 on the day before the date 
        of the enactment of this division (notwithstanding the 
        treatment described in subsection (b)(1)) may serve as the 
        appropriate Deputy Director, Executive Associate Directors, 
        Deputy Executive Associate Directors, Associate Directors, 
        Deputy Associate Directors, Assistant Directors, and other 
        officers and officials under section 442 of such Act, as 
        amended by subsection (a), unless the Director of U.S. 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement determines that another 
        individual should hold such position.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by striking the 
item relating to section 442 and inserting the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 442. Establishment of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
                            Enforcement.''.
<DELETED>    (d) Transportation.--Section 1344(b)(6) of title 31, 
United States Code, is amended by inserting ``the Director of U.S. 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Commissioner of U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection,'' after ``the Administrator of the Drug 
Enforcement Administration,''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this Act or the 
amendments made by this Act may be construed as creating any new ground 
for removal under the immigration laws (as such term is defined in 
section 101(a)(17) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 
1101(a)(17))).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Sense of Congress.--It is the sense of Congress that a 
primary mission of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is to 
enforce the full range of immigration laws within the interior of the 
United States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Conforming Amendments.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Title 5.--Section 5314 of title 5, United 
        States Code, is amended by inserting after ``Director of the 
        Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.'' the following 
        new item: ``Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs 
        Enforcement.''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Inspector general act of 1978.--Section 8I(e) 
        of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) is amended 
        by striking ``the Bureau of Border Security,'' and inserting 
        ``United States Immigration and Customs 
        Enforcement,''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Trade facilitation and trade enforcement act 
        of 2015.--Paragraph (2) of section 802(d) of the Trade 
        Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-
        125) is amended by inserting before the period at the end of 
        the following: ``or the Director of U.S. Immigration and 
        Customs Enforcement, as determined by the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Homeland security act of 2002.--Title IV of 
        the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in subtitle C--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) in subsection (e) of section 
                        426 (as redesignated in section 1705 of this 
                        Act), by adding at the end the following new 
                        paragraph:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) Delegated authority.--For purposes of this 
        subsection, the Secretary shall act through the Director of 
        U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.''; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) in section 429 (as 
                        redesignated in section 1705 of this Act)--
                        </DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (I) by redesignating 
                                subsection (e) as subsection (f); 
                                and</DELETED>
                                <DELETED>    (II) by inserting after 
                                subsection (d) the following new 
                                subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Administration.--The Director of U.S. Immigration 
and Customs Enforcement shall administer BEST units established under 
this section.''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subtitle E, in subsection (a)(2)(C) 
                of section 451 (6 U.S.C. 271), by striking ``at the 
                same level as the Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of 
                Border Security'' and inserting ``in accordance with 
                section 5314 of title 5, United States Code''; 
                and</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (h) Clerical Amendments.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is amended by striking the item relating to subtitle D 
of title IV and inserting the following new item:</DELETED>

   <DELETED>``Subtitle D--U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement''.

    <DELETED>DIVISION C--UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION 
                           SERVICES</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 3001. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This division may be cited as the ``United States 
Citizenship and Immigration Services Authorization Act''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 3002. ESTABLISHMENT OF UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND 
              IMMIGRATION SERVICES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 451 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 271) is amended to read as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 451. ESTABLISHMENT OF UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND 
              IMMIGRATION SERVICES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Establishment.--There is established within the 
Department an agency to be known as `United States Citizenship and 
Immigration Services'.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Director of United States Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.--There shall be at the head of United States 
Citizenship and Immigration Services a Director of United States 
Citizenship and Immigration Services (in this section referred to as 
the `Director').</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Qualifications and Duties.--The Director shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) have at least 5 years of management 
        experience;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) establish the policies and priorities of 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) advise the Secretary of any policy or 
        operation that affects, in a significant manner, the mission of 
        another Department component;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) meet regularly with the U.S. Citizenship and 
        Immigration Services Ombudsman (established in section 
        452).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) carry out--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the adjudication of immigrant and 
                nonimmigrant visa applications and petitions;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the adjudication of naturalization 
                applications;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) the adjudication of asylum and 
                refugee applications;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) adjudications performed at service 
                centers; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) all other adjudications formerly 
                performed pursuant to this section by the Immigration 
                and Naturalization Service or the Bureau of Citizenship 
                and Immigration Services, on the day before the date of 
                the enactment of the United States Citizenship and 
                Immigration Services Authorization Act; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) carry out other duties and powers prescribed 
        by law or delegated by the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Deputy Director.--There shall be a Deputy Director 
of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services who shall assist 
the Director in managing United States Citizenship and Immigration 
Services and who shall assist the Director in carrying out the 
Directors duties.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Office of the Chief Counsel.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services an Office of 
        the Chief Counsel.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief counsel.--There shall be at the head 
        of the Office of the Chief Counsel a Chief Counsel.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of the Chief Counsel 
        shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) provide specialized legal advice, 
                opinions, determinations, and other assistance to the 
                Director with respect to legal matters affecting United 
                States Citizenship and Immigration Services;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) represent United States Citizenship 
                and Immigration Services in visa petition appeal 
                proceedings when applicable; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Office of Policy and Strategy.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services an Office of 
        Policy and Strategy.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief.--There shall be at the head of the 
        Office of Policy and Strategy a Chief.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of Policy and Strategy 
        shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) develop policy recommendations for 
                the Director;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) coordinate strategy for policy 
                implementation; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(g) Office of Citizenship.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services an Office of 
        Citizenship.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief.--There shall be at the head of the 
        Office of Citizenship a Chief.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of Citizenship shall--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) promote instruction and training on 
                citizenship responsibilities, as well as assimilation 
                and civic integration, for eligible aliens who are 
                interested in becoming naturalized citizens of the 
                United States; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services a Fraud 
        Detection and National Security Directorate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Associate director.--There shall be at the 
        head of the Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate 
        an Associate Director who shall report to the 
        Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Fraud Detection and National 
        Security Directorate Office of Citizenship shall in a manner 
        that is consistent with the immigration laws (as such term is 
        defined in section 101(a)(17) of the Immigration and 
        Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17)))--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) seek to prevent immigration benefits 
                from being granted to individuals who pose a threat to 
                national security or public safety;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) seek to prevent immigration benefits 
                from being granted to individuals who defraud the 
                immigration system;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) conduct security and background 
                investigations of applicants for immigration benefits 
                and develop systems and techniques for identifying and 
                preventing immigration benefits fraud;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) investigate and refer to U.S. 
                Immigration and Customs Enforcement, where appropriate, 
                incidents of known or suspected fraud; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(i) Immigration Records and Identity Services 
Directorate.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services an 
        Immigration Records and Identity Services 
        Directorate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Associate director.--There shall be at the 
        head of the Immigration Records and Identity Services 
        Directorate an Associate Director who shall report to the 
        Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Immigration Records and 
        Identity Services Directorate shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) manage the operation of an 
                employment eligibility verification system as provided 
                for by section 404 of the Illegal Immigration and 
                Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (U.S.C. 1324a 
                note) or any successor provision;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) manage the operation of the 
                Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements Program, 
                or its successor program, designed to assist Federal, 
                State, and local benefit-issuing agencies, 
                institutions, and licensing agencies in determining the 
                immigration status of benefit applicants so only those 
                legally entitled to benefits receive them;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) manage the biometric services, 
                including the collection and dissemination of biometric 
                information, provided to United States Citizenship and 
                Immigration Services components;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) manage immigration records and 
                provide information regarding such records to 
                stakeholders; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(j) Field Operations Directorate.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services a Field 
        Operations Directorate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Associate director.--There shall be at the 
        head of the Field Operations Directorate an Associate Director 
        who shall report to the Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Field Operations Directorate 
        shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) oversee all field offices;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) oversee the adjudication of 
                immigration benefits applications and petitions, and 
                naturalization applications;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) conduct interviews for pending 
                immigration benefits applications and 
                petitions;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) conduct naturalization 
                ceremonies;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) conduct required security and 
                background security checks for pending applications and 
                petitions;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) ensure the integrity of immigration 
                benefit processing that occurs at the field offices; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(k) Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations 
Directorate.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services a Refugee, 
        Asylum, and International Operations Directorate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Associate director.--There shall be at the 
        head of the Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations 
        Directorate an Associate Director who shall report to the 
        Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Refugee, Asylum, and 
        International Operations Directorate shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) oversee refugee application 
                adjudication and interviews;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) oversee asylum application 
                adjudication and interviews;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) seek to ensure the integrity of 
                application processing that occurs under the Refugee, 
                Asylum and International Operations Directorate's 
                authority;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) perform other authorized functions 
                of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services 
                outside of the United States, such as those associated 
                with international adoptions and naturalization of 
                members the Armed Forces; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(l) Service Center Operations Directorate.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services a Service 
        Center Operations Directorate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Associate director.--There shall be at the 
        head of the Service Center Operations Directorate an Associate 
        Director who shall report to the Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Service Center Operations 
        Directorate shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) oversee and manage all Service 
                Centers;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) oversee the adjudication of 
                immigration benefit applications and petitions that 
                occur at Service Centers;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) seek to ensure the integrity of 
                immigration benefits processing that occurs at the 
                Service Centers; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(m) Management Directorate.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services a Management 
        Directorate.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Associate director.--There shall be at the 
        head of the Management Directorate an Associate Director who 
        shall report to the Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Management Directorate shall 
        carry out management duties and powers prescribed by law or 
        delegated by the Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(n) Office of Professional Responsibility.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--There is established within 
        United States Citizenship and Immigration Services an Office of 
        Professional Responsibility.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Chief.--There shall be at the head of the 
        Office of Professional Responsibility a Chief who shall report 
        to the Director.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Duties.--The Office of Professional 
        Responsibility shall--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) seek to ensure compliance with all 
                United States Citizenship and Immigration Services 
                programs and policies relating to corruption, 
                misconduct, or mismanagement;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) investigate allegations of 
                administrative, civil, and criminal misconduct 
                involving any employee or contractor of United States 
                Citizenship and Immigration Services; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) carry out other duties and powers 
                prescribed by law or delegated by the 
                Director.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(o) Other Authorities.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary may establish 
        such other Associate Directors, or other similar positions or 
        officials, as the Secretary determines necessary to carry out 
        the missions, duties, functions, and authorities of United 
        States Citizenship and Immigration Services.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Notification.--If the Secretary exercises 
        the authority provided pursuant to paragraph (1), the Secretary 
        shall notify the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee 
        on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the 
        Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate not later than 
        30 days prior to the exercise of such authority.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Special Rules.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Treatment.--Section 451 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 271), as amended by subsection 
        (a) of this section, shall be treated as if included in such 
        Act as of the date of the enactment of such Act. In addition to 
        the functions, missions, duties, and authorities specified in 
        such amended section 451, United States Citizenship and 
        Immigration Services shall continue to perform and carry out 
        the functions, missions, duties, and authorities under section 
        451 of such Act as in existence on the day before such date of 
        enactment (notwithstanding the treatment described in this 
        paragraph).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Rules of construction.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Rules and regulations.--
                Notwithstanding the treatment described in paragraph 
                (1), nothing in this division may be construed as 
                affecting in any manner any rule or regulation issued 
                or promulgated pursuant to any provision of law, 
                including section 451 of the Homeland Security Act of 
                2002 (6 U.S.C. 271), as in existence on the day before 
                the date of the enactment of this division, and any 
                such rule or regulation shall continue to have full 
                force and effect on and after such date.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Other actions.--Notwithstanding the 
                treatment described in paragraph (1), nothing in this 
                division may be construed as affecting in any manner 
                any action, determination, policy, or decision pursuant 
                to section 451 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
                U.S.C. 271) as in existence on the day before the date 
                of the enactment of this division, and any such action, 
                determination, policy, or decision shall continue to 
                have full force and effect on and after such 
                date.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Continuation in Office.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Director.--The individual serving as Director 
        of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services on the 
        day before the date of the enactment of this division may, 
        notwithstanding the treatment provision under paragraph (1) of 
        subsection (b), continue to serve as the Director of United 
        States Citizenship and Immigration Services on and after such 
        date of enactment in accordance with section 451 of the 
        Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 271), as amended by 
        subsection (a) of this section, until the earlier of--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) the date on which such individual is 
                no longer eligible to serve as Director; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) the date on which a person nominated 
                by the President to be the Director is confirmed by the 
                Senate in accordance with such amended section 
                451.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Other positions.--The individuals serving as 
        Chiefs, Associate Directors and other officers and officials 
        under section 451 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
        U.S.C. 271) on the day before the date of the enactment of this 
        division may, notwithstanding the treatment provision under 
        paragraph (1) of subsection (b), serve as the appropriate 
        Chiefs, Assistant Directors and other officers and officials 
        under such section 451 as amended by subsection (a) of this 
        section unless the Director of United States Citizenship and 
        Immigration Services determines that another individual should 
        hold such position.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) References.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Title 5.--Section 5314 of title 5, United 
        States Code, is amended by striking ``Director of the Bureau of 
        Citizenship and Immigration Services'' and inserting ``Director 
        of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, 
        Department of Homeland Security''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Other references.--On and after the date of 
        the enactment of this division, any reference in any other 
        Federal law, Executive order, rule, regulation, or delegation 
        of authority to the ``Director of the Bureau of Citizenship and 
        Immigration Services'' or the ``Bureau of Citizenship and 
        Immigration Services'' shall be deemed to be a reference to the 
        Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services 
        or United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, 
        respectively.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Employee Discipline.--Section 454 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 is amended to read as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 454. EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the 
Secretary may impose disciplinary action on any employee of United 
States Citizenship and Immigration Services who knowingly deceives 
Congress or agency leadership on any matter.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Combination Prohibition.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Section 471 of the Homeland 
        Security Act of 2002 is amended to read as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 471. COMBINATION PROHIBITION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``The authority provided by section 1502 may be used to 
reorganize functions or organizational units within U.S. Immigration 
and Customs Enforcement or United States Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, but may not be used to combine the two components into a 
single agency or otherwise to combine, join, or consolidate functions 
or organizational units of the two components with each 
other.''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Clerical amendment.--The table of contents in 
        section 1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended by 
        amending the item relating to section 471 to read as 
        follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 471. Combination prohibition.''.

      <DELETED>DIVISION D--UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4001. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This division may be cited as the ``Secret Service 
Reauthorization Act of 2017''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4002. PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR OF THE SECRET 
              SERVICE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 3056 of title 18, United States Code, is amended 
by adding at the end:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(h) The Director of the Secret Service shall be 
appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the 
Senate. The Director of the Secret Service is the head of the Secret 
Service.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4003. RESTRICTED BUILDING OR GROUNDS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 1752(a) of title 18, United States Code, is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (3), by striking ``or'' at the 
        end;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (4), by inserting ``or'' at the 
        end; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by inserting after paragraph (4) the 
        following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) knowingly, and with the intent to enter a 
        restricted building or grounds, causes any object to enter any 
        restricted building or grounds, when, or so that, such object, 
        in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of government 
        business or official functions;''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4004. THREATS AGAINST FORMER VICE PRESIDENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 879(a) of title 18, United States Code, is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in paragraph (4), by striking ``section 
        3056(a)(6);'' and inserting ``paragraph (6) or (8) of section 
        3056(a); or''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting after paragraph (4) the 
        following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) a person protected by the Secret Service 
        under a Presidential memorandum;''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4005. INCREASED TRAINING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Beginning in the first full fiscal year after the date of 
enactment of this Act, the Director of the Secret Service shall 
increase the annual number of hours spent training by officers and 
agents of the Secret Service, including officers of the United States 
Secret Service Uniformed Division established under section 3056A of 
title 18, United States Code and agents operating pursuant to section 
3056 of title 18, United States Code, including joint training between 
the two.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4006. TRAINING FACILITIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Director of the Secret Service is authorized to 
construct facilities at the Rowley Training Center necessary to improve 
the training of officers of the United States Secret Service Uniformed 
Division established under section 3056A of title 18, United States 
Code and agents of the United States Secret Service, operating pursuant 
to section 3056 of title 18, United States Code.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4007. EVALUATION OF VULNERABILITIES AND 
              THREATS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Director of the Secret Service shall 
devise and adopt improved procedures for evaluating vulnerabilities in 
the security of the White House and threats to persons protected by the 
Secret Service, including threats posed by unmanned aerial systems or 
explosive devices.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report.--Not later than 1 year after the date of 
enactment of this Act, the Director of the Secret Service shall report 
on the implementation of subsection (a) to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of 
        Representatives;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the Committee on the Judiciary of the 
        Senate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
        House of Representatives;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) the Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs of the Senate; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) the Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform of the House of Representatives.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4008. EVALUATION OF USE OF TECHNOLOGY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Director of the Secret Service, in 
consultation with the Under Secretary for Science and Technology of the 
Department of Homeland Security, and other experts, shall devise and 
adopt improved procedures for--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) evaluating the ways in which technology may be 
        used to improve the security of the White House and the 
        response to threats to persons protected by the Secret Service; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) retaining evidence pertaining to the duties 
        referred to in paragraph (1) for an extended period of 
        time.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Report.--Not later than 1 year after the date of 
enactment of this Act, the Director of the Secret Service shall report 
on the implementation of subsection (a) to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of 
        Representatives;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the Committee on the Judiciary of the 
        Senate;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) the Committee on Homeland Security of the 
        House of Representatives;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) the Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs of the Senate; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) the Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform of the House of Representatives.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4009. EVALUATION OF USE OF ADDITIONAL WEAPONRY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Director of the Secret Service shall evaluate the 
practicability of equipping agents and officers with weapons other than 
those provided to officers and agents of the Secret Service as of the 
date of enactment of this Act, including nonlethal weapons.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4010. SECURITY COSTS FOR SECONDARY RESIDENCES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Presidential Protection Assistance 
Act of 1976 (18 U.S.C. 3056 note) is amended by striking section 4 and 
inserting the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 4. NOTIFICATION REGARDING EXPENDITURES ON NON-
              GOVERNMENTAL PROPERTIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``The Secret Service shall notify the Committees on 
Appropriations of the House and Senate of any expenditures for 
permanent facilities, equipment, and services to secure any non-
Governmental property in addition to the one non-Governmental property 
designated by each protectee under subsection (a) or (b) of section 
3.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendments.--The Presidential Protection 
Assistance Act of 1976 (18 U.S.C. 3056 note), as amended by this Act, 
is further amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in section 3(b), by striking ``any 
        expenditures by the Secret Service'' and all that follows 
        through ``imposed under section 4'' and inserting ``any 
        expenditures by the Secret Service for permanent facilities, 
        equipment, and services to secure the non-Governmental property 
        previously designated under subsection (a) are subject to the 
        requirements set forth in section 4''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in section 5(c), by striking ``within the 
        limitations imposed under section 4''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4011. ESTABLISHMENT OF ETHICS PROGRAM OFFICE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Subject to the oversight of the Office of Chief Counsel of 
the United States Secret Service, the Director of the Secret Service 
shall establish an Ethics Program Office, consisting of a minimum of 
two employees, to administer the provisions of the Ethics in Government 
Act of 1978, as amended, and to provide increased training to employees 
of the United States Secret Service.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4012. SECRET SERVICE PROTECTION AT POLLING 
              PLACES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 592 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by 
adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``This section shall not prevent any officer or agent of 
the United States Secret Service from providing armed protective 
services authorized under section 3056 or pursuant to a Presidential 
memorandum at any place where a general or special election is 
held.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 4013. SENSE OF CONGRESS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    It is the sense of Congress that an assessment made by the 
Secretary of Homeland Security or the Director of the Secret Service 
with regard to physical security of the White House and attendant 
grounds, and any security-related enhancements thereto should be 
accorded substantial deference by the National Capital Planning 
Commission, the Commission of Fine Arts, and any other relevant 
entities.</DELETED>

               <DELETED>DIVISION E--COAST GUARD</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5001. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This Act may be cited as the ``Coast Guard Authorization 
Act of 2017''.</DELETED>

               <DELETED>TITLE I--AUTHORIZATIONS</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5101. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2702 of title 14, United States Code, is 
amended:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by 
        striking ``fiscal years 2016 and 2017'' and inserting ``fiscal 
        years 2018 and 2019'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (1), by striking subparagraphs 
        (A) and (B) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $7,263,698,328 for fiscal year 2018; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $7,452,554,484 for fiscal year 
                2019.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in paragraph (2), by striking subparagraphs 
        (A) and (B) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $1,945,000,000 for fiscal year 2018; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $1,945,000,000 for fiscal year 
                2019.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in paragraph (3), by striking subparagraphs 
        (A) and (B) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $134,237,000 for fiscal year 2018; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $134,237,000 for fiscal year 
                2019.'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) in paragraph (4), by striking subparagraphs 
        (A) and (B) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $16,701,000 for fiscal year 2018; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $16,701,000 for fiscal year 2019.''; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) in paragraph (5), by striking subparagraphs 
        (A) and (B) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $37,263,294 for fiscal year 2018; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $38,232,140 for fiscal year 
                2019.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5102. AUTHORIZED LEVELS OF MILITARY STRENGTH AND 
              TRAINING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2704 of title 14, United States Code, is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``for each of 
        fiscal years 2016 and 2017'' and inserting ``for fiscal year 
        2018 and an end-of-year strength for such personnel of 44,500 
        for fiscal year 2019''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``fiscal years 
        2016 and 2017'' and inserting ``fiscal years 2018 and 
        2019''.</DELETED>

                <DELETED>TITLE II--COAST GUARD</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5201. TRAINING; PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Chapter 7 of title 14, United States 
Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 155. Training; public safety personnel</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Commandant may, on a reimbursable 
or a non-reimbursable basis, make training available to public safety 
personnel whenever the Commandant determines that--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) a member of the Coast Guard, who is 
        scheduled to participate in such training, is unable or 
        unavailable to participate in such training;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) no other member of the Coast Guard, who is 
        assigned to the unit to which the member of the Coast Guard who 
        is unable or unavailable to participate in such training is 
        assigned, is able or available to participate in such training; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) such training, if made available to such 
        public safety personnel, would further the goal of 
        interoperability among Federal agencies, non-Federal 
        governmental agencies, or both.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Definition.--For the purposes of this section, the 
term `public safety personnel' includes any Federal, State (or 
political subdivision thereof), territorial, or tribal law enforcement 
officer, firefighter, or emergency response provider.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Treatment of Reimbursement.--Any reimbursements for 
training that the Coast Guard receives under this section shall be 
credited to the appropriation used to pay the costs for such 
training.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Status of Trained Personnel; Limitation on 
Liability.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Status.--Any public safety personnel to whom 
        training is made available under this section who is not 
        otherwise a Federal employee shall not, because of that 
        training, be considered a Federal employee for any purpose 
        (including the purposes of chapter 81 of title 5 (relating to 
        compensation for injury)) and sections 2671 through 2680 of 
        title 28 (relating to tort claims).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Limitation on liability.--The United States 
        shall not be liable for actions taken by such personnel in the 
        course of training made available under this 
        section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for chapter 7 of 
such title is amended by inserting at the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``155. Training; public safety personnel.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 5202. COMMISSIONED SERVICE RETIREMENT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    For Coast Guard officers who retire in fiscal year 2017 or 
2018, the President may reduce the period of active commissioned 
service required under section 291 of title 14, United States Code, to 
a period of not less than eight years.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5203. OFFICER PROMOTION ZONES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 256(a) of title 14, United States Code, is amended 
by striking ``six-tenths.'' and inserting ``one-half.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5204. CROSS REFERENCE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 373(a) of title 14, United States Code, is amended 
by inserting ``designated under section 371'' after 
``cadet''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5205. REPEAL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 482 of title 14, United States Code, and the item 
relating to that section in the analysis for chapter 13 of that title, 
are repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5206. UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Chapter 3 of title 14, United States 
Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 61. Unmanned aircraft system</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--Subject to the availability of 
appropriations and to subsection (b), the Secretary of the department 
in which the Coast Guard is operating shall establish a land-based 
unmanned aircraft system program under the control of the Commandant of 
the Coast Guard.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Limitations.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--During any fiscal year for 
        which funds are appropriated for the design or construction of 
        the Offshore Patrol Cutter, the Commandant--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) may not award a contract for design 
                of an unmanned aircraft system for use by the Coast 
                Guard; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) may acquire an unmanned aircraft 
                system only if such a system--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) has been part of a program 
                        of record, procured by, or used by, the 
                        Department of Defense or the Department of 
                        Homeland Security, or a component thereof, 
                        before the date on which the Commandant 
                        acquires the system; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) is acquired by the 
                        Commandant through an agreement with such a 
                        department or component, unless the unmanned 
                        aircraft system can be obtained at less cost 
                        through independent contract action.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Limitations on application.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Small unmanned aircraft.--Paragraph 
                (1)(B) does not apply to small unmanned 
                aircraft.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Previously funded systems.--
                Subsection (b) does not apply to the design or 
                acquisition of an unmanned aircraft system for which 
                funds for research, development, test, and evaluation 
                have been received from the Department of Defense or 
                the Department of Homeland Security.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Definitions.--In this section each of the terms 
`small unmanned aircraft' and `unmanned aircraft system' has the 
meaning that term has in section 331 of the FAA Modernization and 
Reform Act of 2012 (49 U.S.C. 40101 note).''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis at the beginning of 
such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``61. Unmanned aircraft system.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Conforming Amendment.--Subsection (c) of section 564 
of title 14, United States Code, is repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5207. COAST GUARD HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONALS; LICENSURE 
              PORTABILITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Chapter 5 of title 14, United States 
Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 104. Coast Guard health-care professionals; licensure 
              portability</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Notwithstanding any law regarding the licensure of 
health-care providers, a health-care professional described in 
subsection (b) may practice the health profession or professions of the 
health-care professional at any location in any State, the District of 
Columbia, or a Commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United 
States, regardless of where such health-care professional or the 
patient are located, if the practice is within the scope of the 
authorized Federal duties of such health-care professional.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) A health-care professional described in this 
subsection is an individual--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) who is--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) a member of the Coast 
                Guard;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) a civilian employee of the Coast 
                Guard;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) a member of the Public Health 
                Service who is assigned to the Coast Guard;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) a personal services contractor under 
                section 1091 of title 10; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) any other health-care professional 
                credentialed and privileged at a Federal health-care 
                institution or location specially designated by the 
                Secretary; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) who--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) has a current license to practice 
                medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, or another 
                health profession; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) is performing authorized duties for 
                the Coast Guard.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) In this section each of the terms `license' and 
`health-care professional' has the meaning that term has in section 
1094(e) of title 10.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for such chapter is 
amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``104. Coast Guard health-care professionals; licensure 
                            portability.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 5208. INCENTIVE CONTRACTS FOR COAST GUARD YARD AND 
              INDUSTRIAL ESTABLISHMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 648 of title 14, United States Code, is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by inserting before the text the following: 
        ``(a) In General.--'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (a), as designated by the 
        amendment made by paragraph (1) of this section, by striking 
        the period at the end of the last sentence and inserting ``or 
        in accordance with subsection (b).''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Incentive Contracts.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The parties to an order for industrial work 
        to be performed by the Coast Guard Yard or a Coast Guard 
        industrial establishment designated under subsection (a) may 
        enter into an order or a cost-plus-incentive-fee order in 
        accordance with this subsection.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) If such parties enter into such an order or 
        a cost-plus-incentive-fee order, an agreed-upon amount of any 
        adjustment described in subsection (a) may be distributed as an 
        incentive to the wage-grade industrial employees who complete 
        the order.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Before entering into such an order or cost-
        plus-incentive-fee order such parties must agree that the wage-
        grade employees of the Coast Guard Yard or Coast Guard 
        industrial establishment will take action to improve the 
        delivery schedule or technical performance agreed to in the 
        order for industrial work to which such parties initially 
        agreed.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
        if the industrial workforce of the Coast Guard Yard or such 
        Coast Guard industrial establishment satisfies the performance 
        target established in such an order or cost-plus-incentive-fee 
        order--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the adjustment to be made pursuant 
                to this subsection shall be reduced by such agreed-upon 
                amount and distributed to such wage-grade industrial 
                employees; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the remainder of the adjustment 
                shall be credited to the appropriation for such order 
                current at that time.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5209. MAINTAINING CUTTERS IN CLASS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 573(c)(3)(A) of title 14, United States Code, is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``(A) In general.--''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting ``and shall maintain such cutter 
        in class'' before the period at the end.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5210. CONGRESSIONAL AFFAIRS; DIRECTOR.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Chapter 3 of title 14, United States 
Code, as amended by section 206 of this Act, is further amended by 
adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 62. Congressional affairs; director</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``The Commandant shall appoint a Director of Congressional 
Affairs from among officers of the Coast Guard who are in a grade above 
captain.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for such chapter is 
amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``62. Congressional Affairs; Director.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 5211. CONTRACTING FOR MAJOR ACQUISITIONS 
              PROGRAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subchapter II of chapter 15 of title 14, 
United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the 
following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 580. Contracting for major acquisitions 
              programs</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Commandant of the Coast Guard , or 
the head of an integrated program office established for major 
acquisitions, may enter into contracts for major acquisition 
programs.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Authorized Methods.--Such contracts--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) may be block buy contracts;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) may be incrementally funded;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) may include combined purchases, also known 
        as economic order quantity purchases, of--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) materials and components; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) long lead time materials; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) may be multiyear contracts that comply with 
        section 2306b of title 10.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Subject to Appropriations.--Any contract entered 
into under subsection (a) shall provide that any obligation of the 
United States to make a payment under the contract is subject to the 
availability of amounts specifically provided in advance for that 
purpose in subsequent appropriations Acts.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis at the beginning of 
such chapter is amended by adding at the end of the items relating to 
such subchapter the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``580. Contracting for major acquisitions programs.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Conforming Amendments.--The following provisions are 
repealed:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Section 223 of Public Law 113-281 (14 U.S.C. 
        577 note), and the item relating to that section in the table 
        of contents in section 2 of such Act.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Section 221(a) of Public Law 112-213 (14 
        U.S.C. 573 note).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Section 207(a) of Public Law 114-120 (14 
        U.S.C. 87 note).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5212. NATIONAL SECURITY CUTTER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Standard Method for Tracking.--The Commandant of the 
Coast Guard may not certify an eighth National Security Cutter as Ready 
for Operations before the date on which the Commandant provides to the 
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) a notification of a new standard method for 
        tracking operational employment of Coast Guard major cutters 
        that does not include time during which such a cutter is away 
        from its homeport for maintenance or repair; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) a report analyzing cost and performance for 
        different approaches to achieving varied levels of operational 
        employment using the standard method required by paragraph (1) 
        that, at a minimum--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) compares over a 30-year period the 
                average annualized baseline cost and performances for a 
                certified National Security Cutter that operated for 
                185 days away from homeport or an equivalent 
                alternative measure of operational tempo--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) against the cost of a 15 
                        percent increase in days away from homeport or 
                        an equivalent alternative measure of 
                        operational tempo for a National Security 
                        Cutter; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) against the cost of the 
                        acquisition and operation of an additional 
                        National Security Cutter; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) examines the optimal level of 
                operational employment of National Security Cutters to 
                balance National Security Cutter cost and mission 
                performance.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendments.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Section 221(b) of the Coast Guard and Maritime 
        Transportation Act of 2012 (14 U.S.C. 573 note) is 
        repealed.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Section 204(c)(1) of the Coast Guard 
        Authorization Act of 2016 (130 Stat. 35) is repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5213. RADAR REFRESHER TRAINING.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is 
operating shall prescribe a final rule eliminating the requirement that 
a mariner complete an approved refresher or recertification course to 
maintain a radar observer endorsement. The rulemaking shall be exempt 
from the requirements of chapters 5 and 6 of title 5, United States 
Code, and Executive Order Nos. 12866 and 13563.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5214. REPEAL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 676a(a) of title 14, United States Code, is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking paragraph (2);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``(1) In general.--'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as 
        paragraphs (1) and (2), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in paragraph (2), as so redesignated, by 
        striking ``subparagraph (A)'' and inserting ``paragraph 
        (1)''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5215. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 404 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 
(Public Law 111-281; 124 Stat. 2950) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), in the text preceding 
        paragraph (1), by striking ``sections 3304, 5333, and 5753'' 
        and inserting ``section 3304''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``2017.'' and 
        inserting ``2021.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5216. AUTHORIZATION OF AMOUNTS FOR FAST RESPONSE 
              CUTTERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Of the amounts authorized for each fiscal 
year 2018 and 2019 under section 2702(2) of title 14, United States 
Code, as amended by this Act, $165,000,000 is authorized for the 
acquisition of three Fast Response Cutters in each such fiscal 
year.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Treatment of Acquired Cutters.--Any cutters acquired 
under subsection (a) shall be in addition to the 58 cutters approved 
under the existing acquisition baseline.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5217. AUTHORIZATION OF AMOUNTS FOR ICE TRIALS OF 
              ICEBREAKER VESSELS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Of the amounts authorized for fiscal year 
2018 under paragraphs (1) and (5) of section 2702 of title 14, United 
States Code, as amended by this Act, up to $3,000,000 is authorized for 
the Commandant of the Coast Guard to carry out ice trials of icebreaker 
vessels documented under section 12111 of title 46, United States 
Code.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Assessments.--Ice trials referred to in subsection (a) 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) assess the ability of an icebreaker vessel to 
        carry out the missions of the Coast Guard enumerated in section 
        2 of title 14, United States Code; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) conduct operational tests to produce 
        information that could be used in the design and acquisition of 
        icebreaker vessels by the Coast Guard to carry out such 
        missions.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5218. SHORESIDE INFRASTRUCTURE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Of the amounts authorized under section 2702(2) of title 
14, United States Code, as amended by this Act, for each of fiscal 
years 2018 and 2019 there is authorized to be appropriated $165,000,000 
to the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is 
operating to fund the acquisition, construction, rebuilding or 
improvement of Coast Guard shoreside infrastructure and facilities 
necessary to support Coast Guard operations and readiness.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5219. AIRCRAFT IMPROVEMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Of the amounts authorized under section 2702(2) of title 
14, United States Code, as amended by this Act, for each of fiscal 
years 2018 and 2019 there is authorized to be appropriated up to 
$3,500,000 to the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard 
is operating to fund analysis and program development for improvements 
for Coast Guard MH-65 aircraft.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5220. ACQUISITION PLAN FOR INLAND WATERWAY AND RIVER 
              TENDERS AND BAY-CLASS ICEBREAKERS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Acquisition Plan.--Not later than 270 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard 
shall submit to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of 
the House of Representatives a plan to replace or extend the life of 
the Coast Guard fleet of inland waterway and river tenders, and the 
Bay-class icebreakers.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Contents.--The plan under subsection (a) shall 
include--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) an analysis of the work required to extend the 
        life of vessels described in subsection (a);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) recommendations for which, if any, such 
        vessels it is cost effective to undertake a ship-life extension 
        or enhanced maintenance program;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) an analysis of the aids to navigation program 
        to determine if advances in navigation technology may reduce 
        the needs for physical aids to navigation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) recommendations for changes to physical aids 
        to navigation and the distribution of such aids that reduce the 
        need for the acquisition of vessels to replace the vessels 
        described in subsection (a);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) a schedule for the acquisition of vessels to 
        replace the vessels described in subsection (a), including the 
        date on which the first vessel will be delivered;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) an estimate of the cost per vessel and of the 
        total cost of the acquisition program of record; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) a description of the order in which vessels to 
        replace the vessels described in subsection (a) will be built, 
        and the homeports of each such vessel upon its 
        commissioning.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5221. REPORT ON SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM RECOVERY IN THE 
              COAST GUARD.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall 
submit to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the 
House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate a report on sexual assault prevention and 
response policies of the Coast Guard and strategic goals related to 
sexual assault victim recovery.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Contents.--The report shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) describe Coast Guard strategic goals relating 
        to sexual assault climate, prevention, response, and 
        accountability, and actions taken by the Coast Guard to promote 
        sexual assault victim recovery;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) explain how victim recovery is being 
        incorporated into Coast Guard strategic and programmatic 
        guidance related to sexual assault prevention and 
        response;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) examine current Coast Guard sexual assault 
        prevention and response policy with respect to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Coast Guard criteria for what 
                comprises sexual assault victim recovery;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) alignment of Coast Guard personnel 
                policies to enhance--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) an approach to sexual assault 
                        response that gives priority to victim 
                        recovery;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) upholding individual privacy 
                        and dignity; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (iii) the opportunity for the 
                        continuation of Coast Guard service by sexual 
                        assault victims; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) sexual harassment response, including 
                a description of the circumstances under which sexual 
                harassment is considered a criminal offense; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) to ensure victims and supervisors understand 
        the full scope of resources available to aid in long-term 
        recovery, explain how the Coast Guard informs its workforce 
        about changes to sexual assault prevention and response 
        policies related to victim recovery.</DELETED>

        <DELETED>TITLE III--PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5301. CODIFICATION OF PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY 
              ACT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Codification.--Subtitle VII of title 46, United States 
Code, is amended by inserting before chapter 701 the 
following:</DELETED>

      <DELETED>``CHAPTER 700--PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY</DELETED>

              <DELETED> ``subchapter a--vessel operations

<DELETED>``Sec.
<DELETED>``70001. Vessel traffic services.
<DELETED>``70002. Special powers.
<DELETED>``70003. Port access routes.
<DELETED>``70004. Considerations by Secretary.
<DELETED>``70005. International agreements.
          <DELETED> ``subchapter b--ports and waterways safety

<DELETED>``70011. Waterfront safety.
<DELETED>``70012. Navigational hazards.
<DELETED>``70013. Requirement to notify Coast Guard of release of 
                            objects into the navigable waters of the 
                            United States.
<DELETED> ``subchapter c--condition for entry into ports in the united 
                                 states

<DELETED>``70021. Conditions for entry to ports in the United States.
   <DELETED> ``subchapter d--definitions, regulations, enforcement, 
                  investigatory powers, applicability

<DELETED>``70031. Definitions.
<DELETED>``70032. Saint Lawrence Seaway.
<DELETED>``70033. Limitation on application to foreign vessels.
<DELETED>``70034. Regulations.
<DELETED>``70035. Investigatory powers.
<DELETED>``70036. Enforcement.

          <DELETED>``SUBCHAPTER A--VESSEL OPERATIONS</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 70001. Vessel traffic services</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Subject to the requirements of section 70004, the 
Secretary--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) in any port or place under the jurisdiction 
        of the United States, in the navigable waters of the United 
        States, or in any area covered by an international agreement 
        negotiated pursuant to section 70005, may construct, operate, 
        maintain, improve, or expand vessel traffic services, that 
        consist of measures for controlling or supervising vessel 
        traffic or for protecting navigation and the marine environment 
        and that may include one or more of reporting and operating 
        requirements, surveillance and communications systems, routing 
        systems, and fairways;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) shall require appropriate vessels that 
        operate in an area of a vessel traffic service to utilize or 
        comply with that service;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3)(A) may require vessels to install and use 
        specified navigation equipment, communications equipment, 
        electronic relative motion analyzer equipment, or any 
        electronic or other device necessary to comply with a vessel 
        traffic service or that is necessary in the interests of vessel 
        safety.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(B) Notwithstanding subparagraph (A), the 
        Secretary shall not require fishing vessels under 300 gross 
        tons as measured under section 14502, or an alternate tonnage 
        measured under section 14302 as prescribed by the Secretary 
        under section 14104, or recreational vessels 65 feet or less to 
        possess or use the equipment or devices required by this 
        subsection solely under the authority of this 
        chapter;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) may control vessel traffic in areas subject 
        to the jurisdiction of the United States that the Secretary 
        determines to be hazardous, or under conditions of reduced 
        visibility, adverse weather, vessel congestion, or other 
        hazardous circumstances, by--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) specifying times of entry, movement, 
                or departure;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) establishing vessel traffic routing 
                schemes;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) establishing vessel size, speed, or 
                draft limitations and vessel operating conditions; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) restricting operation, in any 
                hazardous area or under hazardous conditions, to 
                vessels that have particular operating characteristics 
                or capabilities that the Secretary considers necessary 
                for safe operation under the circumstances;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) may require the receipt of prearrival 
        messages from any vessel, destined for a port or place subject 
        to the jurisdiction of the United States, in sufficient time to 
        permit advance vessel traffic planning before port entry, which 
        shall include any information that is not already a matter of 
        record and that the Secretary determines necessary for the 
        control of the vessel and the safety of the port or the marine 
        environment; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) may prohibit the use on vessels of 
        electronic or other devices that interfere with communication 
        and navigation equipment, except that such authority shall not 
        apply to electronic or other devices certified to transmit in 
        the maritime services by the Federal Communications Commission 
        and used within the frequency bands 157.1875-157.4375 MHz and 
        161.7875-162.0375 MHz.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Cooperative Agreements.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary may enter into 
        cooperative agreements with public or private agencies, 
        authorities, associations, institutions, corporations, 
        organizations, or other persons to carry out the functions 
        under subsection (a)(1).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Limitation.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) A nongovernmental entity may not 
                under this subsection carry out an inherently 
                governmental function.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) As used in this paragraph, the term 
                `inherently governmental function' means any activity 
                that is so intimately related to the public interest as 
                to mandate performance by an officer or employee of the 
                Federal Government, including an activity that requires 
                either the exercise of discretion in applying the 
                authority of the Government or the use of judgment in 
                making a decision for the Government.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Limitation of Liability for Coast Guard Vessel 
Traffic Service Pilots and Non-Federal Vessel Traffic Service 
Operators.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Coast guard vessel traffic service pilots.--
        Any pilot, acting in the course and scope of his or her duties 
        while at a Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service, who provides 
        information, advice, or communication assistance while under 
        the supervision of a Coast Guard officer, member, or employee 
        shall not be liable for damages caused by or related to such 
        assistance unless the acts or omissions of such pilot 
        constitute gross negligence or willful misconduct.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Non-federal vessel traffic service 
        operators.--An entity operating a non-Federal vessel traffic 
        information service or advisory service pursuant to a duly 
        executed written agreement with the Coast Guard, and any pilot 
        acting on behalf of such entity, is not liable for damages 
        caused by or related to information, advice, or communication 
        assistance provided by such entity or pilot while so operating 
        or acting unless the acts or omissions of such entity or pilot 
        constitute gross negligence or willful misconduct.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70002. Special powers</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``The Secretary may order any vessel, in a port or place 
subject to the jurisdiction of the United States or in the navigable 
waters of the United States, to operate or anchor in a manner the 
Secretary directs if--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Secretary has reasonable cause to 
        believe such vessel does not comply with any regulation issued 
        under section 70034 or any other applicable law or 
        treaty;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Secretary determines such vessel does 
        not satisfy the conditions for port entry set forth in section 
        70021 of this title; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) by reason of weather, visibility, sea 
        conditions, port congestion, other hazardous circumstances, or 
        the condition of such vessel, the Secretary is satisfied such 
        direction is justified in the interest of safety.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70003. Port access routes</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Authority To Designate.--Except as provided in 
subsection (b) and subject to the requirements of subsection (c), in 
order to provide safe access routes for the movement of vessel traffic 
proceeding to or from ports or places subject to the jurisdiction of 
the United States, the Secretary shall designate necessary fairways and 
traffic separation schemes for vessels operating in the territorial sea 
of the United States and in high seas approaches, outside the 
territorial sea, to such ports or places. Such a designation shall 
recognize, within the designated area, the paramount right of 
navigation over all other uses.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Limitation.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--No designation may be made by 
        the Secretary under this section if--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the Secretary determines such a 
                designation, as implemented, would deprive any person 
                of the effective exercise of a right granted by a lease 
                or permit executed or issued under other applicable 
                provisions of law; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) such right has became vested before 
                the time of publication of the notice required by 
                paragraph (1) of subsection (c).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Consultation required.--The Secretary shall 
        make the determination under paragraph (1)(A) after 
        consultation with the head of the agency responsible for 
        executing the lease or issuing the permit.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Consideration of Other Uses.--Before making a 
designation under subsection (a), and in accordance with the 
requirements of section 70004, the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) undertake a study of the potential traffic 
        density and the need for safe access routes for vessels in any 
        area for which fairways or traffic separation schemes are 
        proposed or that may otherwise be considered and publish notice 
        of such undertaking in the Federal Register;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) in consultation with the Secretary of State, 
        the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Commerce, the 
        Secretary of the Army, and the Governors of affected States, as 
        their responsibilities may require, take into account all other 
        uses of the area under consideration, including, as 
        appropriate, the exploration for, or exploitation of, oil, gas, 
        or other mineral resources, the construction or operation of 
        deepwater ports or other structures on or above the seabed or 
        subsoil of the submerged lands or the Outer Continental Shelf 
        of the United States, the establishment or operation of marine 
        or estuarine sanctuaries, and activities involving recreational 
        or commercial fishing; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) to the extent practicable, reconcile the 
        need for safe access routes with the needs of all other 
        reasonable uses of the area involved.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Study.--In carrying out the Secretary's 
responsibilities under subsection (c), the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) proceed expeditiously to complete any study 
        undertaken; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) after completion of such a study, promptly--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) issue a notice of proposed 
                rulemaking for the designation contemplated; 
                or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) publish in the Federal Register a 
                notice that no designation is contemplated as a result 
                of the study and the reason for such 
                determination.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Implementation of Designation.--In connection with a 
designation made under this section, the Secretary--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) shall issue reasonable rules and regulations 
        governing the use of such designated areas, including rules and 
        regulations regarding the applicability of rules 9 and 10 of 
        the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 
        1972, relating to narrow channels and traffic separation 
        schemes, respectively, in waters where such regulations 
        apply;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) to the extent that the Secretary finds 
        reasonable and necessary to effectuate the purposes of the 
        designation, make the use of designated fairways and traffic 
        separation schemes mandatory for specific types and sizes of 
        vessels, foreign and domestic, operating in the territorial sea 
        of the United States and for specific types and sizes of 
        vessels of the United States operating on the high seas beyond 
        the territorial sea of the United States;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) may, from time to time, as necessary, adjust 
        the location or limits of designated fairways or traffic 
        separation schemes in order to accommodate the needs of other 
        uses that cannot be reasonably accommodated otherwise, except 
        that such an adjustment may not, in the judgment of the 
        Secretary, unacceptably adversely affect the purpose for which 
        the existing designation was made and the need for which 
        continues; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) shall, through appropriate channels--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) notify cognizant international 
                organizations of any designation, or adjustment 
                thereof; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) take action to seek the cooperation 
                of foreign States in making it mandatory for vessels 
                under their control to use, to the same extent as 
                required by the Secretary for vessels of the United 
                States, any fairway or traffic separation scheme 
                designated under this section in any area of the high 
                seas.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70004. Considerations by Secretary</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``In carrying out the duties of the Secretary under 
sections 70001, 70002, and 70003, the Secretary shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) take into account all relevant factors 
        concerning navigation and vessel safety, protection of the 
        marine environment, and the safety and security of United 
        States ports and waterways, including--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the scope and degree of the risk or 
                hazard involved;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) vessel traffic characteristics and 
                trends, including traffic volume, the sizes and types 
                of vessels involved, potential interference with the 
                flow of commercial traffic, the presence of any unusual 
                cargoes, and other similar factors;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) port and waterway configurations and 
                variations in local conditions of geography, climate, 
                and other similar factors;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) the need for granting exemptions for 
                the installation and use of equipment or devices for 
                use with vessel traffic services for certain classes of 
                small vessels, such as self-propelled fishing vessels 
                and recreational vessels;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(E) the proximity of fishing grounds, 
                oil and gas drilling and production operations, or any 
                other potential or actual conflicting 
                activity;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(F) environmental factors;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(G) economic impact and 
                effects;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(H) existing vessel traffic services; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(I) local practices and customs, 
                including voluntary arrangements and agreements within 
                the maritime community; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) at the earliest possible time, consult with 
        and receive and consider the views of representatives of the 
        maritime community, ports and harbor authorities or 
        associations, environmental groups, and other persons who may 
        be affected by the proposed actions.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70005. International agreements</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Transmittal of Regulations.--The Secretary shall 
transmit, via the Secretary of State, to appropriate international 
bodies or forums, any regulations issued under this subchapter, for 
consideration as international standards.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Agreements.--The President is authorized and 
encouraged to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) enter into negotiations and conclude and 
        execute agreements with neighboring nations, to establish 
        compatible vessel standards and vessel traffic services, and to 
        establish, operate, and maintain international vessel traffic 
        services, in areas and under circumstances of mutual concern; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) enter into negotiations, through appropriate 
        international bodies, and conclude and execute agreements to 
        establish vessel traffic services in appropriate areas of the 
        high seas.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Operations.--The Secretary, pursuant to any 
agreement negotiated under subsection (b) that is binding upon the 
United States in accordance with constitutional requirements, may--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) require vessels operating in an area of a 
        vessel traffic service to utilize or to comply with the vessel 
        traffic service, including the carrying or installation of 
        equipment and devices as necessary for the use of the service; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) waive, by order or regulation, the 
        application of any United States law or regulation concerning 
        the design, construction, operation, equipment, personnel 
        qualifications, and manning standards for vessels operating in 
        waters over which the United States exercises jurisdiction if 
        such vessel is not en route to or from a United States port or 
        place, and if vessels en route to or from a United States port 
        or place are accorded equivalent waivers of laws and 
        regulations of the neighboring nation, when operating in waters 
        over which that nation exercises jurisdiction.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Ship Reporting Systems.--The Secretary, in 
cooperation with the International Maritime Organization, may implement 
and enforce two mandatory ship reporting systems, consistent with 
international law, with respect to vessels subject to such reporting 
systems entering the following areas of the Atlantic Ocean:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts Bay, and Great 
        South Channel (in the area generally bounded by a line starting 
        from a point on Cape Ann, Massachusetts at 42 deg. 39' N., 70 
        deg. 37' W; then northeast to 42 deg. 45' N., 70 deg. 13' W; 
        then southeast to 42 deg. 10' N., 68 deg. 31' W, then south to 
        41 deg. 00' N., 68 deg. 31' W; then west to 41 deg. 00' N., 69 
        deg. 17' W; then northeast to 42 deg. 05' N., 70 deg. 02' W, 
        then west to 42 deg. 04' N., 70 deg. 10' W; and then along the 
        Massachusetts shoreline of Cape Cod Bay and Massachusetts Bay 
        back to the point on Cape Ann at 42 deg. 39' N., 70 deg. 37' 
        W).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) In the coastal waters of the Southeastern 
        United States within about 25 nm along a 90 nm stretch of the 
        Atlantic seaboard (in an area generally extending from the 
        shoreline east to longitude 80 deg. 51.6' W with the southern 
        and northern boundary at latitudes 30 deg. 00' N., 31 deg. 27' 
        N., respectively).</DELETED>

     <DELETED>``SUBCHAPTER B--PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 70011. Waterfront safety</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary may take such action as 
is necessary to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) prevent damage to, or the destruction of, 
        any bridge or other structure on or in the navigable waters of 
        the United States, or any land structure or shore area 
        immediately adjacent to such waters; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) protect the navigable waters and the 
        resources therein from harm resulting from vessel or structure 
        damage, destruction, or loss.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Actions Authorized.--Actions authorized by 
subsection (a) include--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) establishing procedures, measures, and 
        standards for the handling, loading, unloading, storage, 
        stowage, and movement on a structure (including the emergency 
        removal, control, and disposition) of explosives or other 
        dangerous articles and substances, including oil or hazardous 
        material as those terms are defined in section 2101;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) prescribing minimum safety equipment 
        requirements for a structure to assure adequate protection from 
        fire, explosion, natural disaster, and other serious accidents 
        or casualties;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) establishing water or waterfront safety 
        zones, or other measures, for limited, controlled, or 
        conditional access and activity when necessary for the 
        protection of any vessel, structure, waters, or shore area; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) establishing procedures for examination to 
        assure compliance with the requirements prescribed under this 
        section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) State Law.--Nothing in this section, with respect to 
structures, prohibits a State or political subdivision thereof from 
prescribing higher safety equipment requirements or safety standards 
than those that may be prescribed by regulations under this 
section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70012. Navigational hazards</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Reporting Procedure.--The Secretary shall establish 
a program to encourage fishermen and other vessel operators to report 
potential or existing navigational hazards involving pipelines to the 
Secretary through Coast Guard field offices.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Secretary's Response.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Notification by the operator of a 
        pipeline.--Upon notification by the operator of a pipeline of a 
        hazard to navigation with respect to that pipeline, the 
        Secretary shall immediately notify Coast Guard headquarters, 
        the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 
        other affected Federal and State agencies, and vessel owners 
        and operators in the pipeline's vicinity.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Notification by other persons.--Upon 
        notification by any other person of a hazard or potential 
        hazard to navigation with respect to a pipeline, the Secretary 
        shall promptly determine whether a hazard exists, and if so 
        shall immediately notify Coast Guard headquarters, the Pipeline 
        and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, other affected 
        Federal and State agencies, vessel owners and operators in the 
        pipeline's vicinity, and the owner and operator of the 
        pipeline.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Pipeline Defined.--For purposes of this section, the 
term `pipeline' has the meaning given the term `pipeline facility' in 
section 60101(a)(18) of title 49.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70013. Requirement to notify Coast Guard of release of 
              objects into the navigable waters of the United 
              States</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Requirement.--As soon as a person has knowledge of 
any release from a vessel or facility into the navigable waters of the 
United States of any object that creates an obstruction prohibited 
under section 10 of the Act of March 3, 1899, popularly known as the 
Rivers and Harbors Appropriations Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 403), such 
person shall notify the Secretary and the Secretary of the Army of such 
release.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Restriction on Use of Notification.--Any 
notification provided by an individual in accordance with subsection 
(a) may not be used against such individual in any criminal case, 
except a prosecution for perjury or for giving a false 
statement.</DELETED>

 <DELETED>``SUBCHAPTER C--CONDITION FOR ENTRY INTO PORTS IN THE UNITED 
                            STATES</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 70021. Conditions for entry to ports in the United 
              States</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--No vessel that is subject to chapter 37 
shall operate in the navigable waters of the United States or transfer 
cargo or residue in any port or place under the jurisdiction of the 
United States, if such vessel--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) has a history of accidents, pollution 
        incidents, or serious repair problems that, as determined by 
        the Secretary, creates reason to believe that such vessel may 
        be unsafe or may create a threat to the marine 
        environment;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) fails to comply with any applicable 
        regulation issued under section 70034, chapter 37, or any other 
        applicable law or treaty;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) discharges oil or hazardous material in 
        violation of any law of the United States or in a manner or 
        quantities inconsistent with any treaty to which the United 
        States is a party;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) does not comply with any applicable vessel 
        traffic service requirements;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) is manned by one or more officers who are 
        licensed by a certificating State that the Secretary has 
        determined, pursuant to section 9101 of title 46, does not have 
        standards for licensing and certification of seafarers that are 
        comparable to or more stringent than United States standards or 
        international standards that are accepted by the United 
        States;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) is not manned in compliance with manning 
        levels as determined by the Secretary to be necessary to insure 
        the safe navigation of the vessel; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) while underway, does not have at least one 
        licensed deck officer on the navigation bridge who is capable 
        of clearly understanding English.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Exceptions.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--The Secretary may allow 
        provisional entry of a vessel that is not in compliance with 
        subsection (a), if the owner or operator of such vessel proves, 
        to the satisfaction of the Secretary, that such vessel is not 
        unsafe or a threat to the marine environment, and if such entry 
        is necessary for the safety of the vessel or persons 
        aboard.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Provisions not applicable.--Paragraphs (1), 
        (2), (3), and (4) of subsection (a) of this section shall not 
        apply to a vessel allowed provisional entry under paragraph (1) 
        if the owner or operator of such vessel proves, to the 
        satisfaction of the Secretary, that such vessel is no longer 
        unsafe or a threat to the marine environment, and is no longer 
        in violation of any applicable law, treaty, regulation or 
        condition, as appropriate.</DELETED>

    <DELETED>``SUBCHAPTER D--DEFINITIONS, REGULATIONS, ENFORCEMENT, 
             INVESTIGATORY POWERS, APPLICABILITY</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 70031. Definitions</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``As used in subchapters A through C and this subchapter, 
unless the context otherwise requires:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) The term `marine environment' means--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the navigable waters of the United 
                States and the land and resources therein and 
                thereunder;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) the waters and fishery resources of 
                any area over which the United States asserts exclusive 
                fishery management authority;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) the seabed and subsoil of the Outer 
                Continental Shelf of the United States, the resources 
                thereof, and the waters superjacent thereto; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) the recreational, economic, and 
                scenic values of such waters and resources.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of 
        the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, except 
        that such term means the Secretary of Transportation with 
        respect to the application of this chapter to the Saint 
        Lawrence Seaway.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) The term `navigable waters of the United 
        States' includes all waters of the territorial sea of the 
        United States as described in Presidential Proclamation No. 
        5928 of December 27, 1988.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70032. Saint Lawrence Seaway</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``The authority granted to the Secretary under sections 
70001, 70002, 70003, 7004, and 70011 may not be delegated with respect 
to the Saint Lawrence Seaway to any agency other than the Saint 
Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. Any other authority granted 
the Secretary under subchapters A through C and this subchapter shall 
be delegated by the Secretary to the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development 
Corporation to the extent the Secretary determines such delegation is 
necessary for the proper operation of the Saint Lawrence 
Seaway.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70033. Limitation on application to foreign 
              vessels</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``Except pursuant to international treaty, convention, or 
agreement, to which the United States is a party, subchapters A through 
C and this subchapter shall not apply to any foreign vessel that is not 
destined for, or departing from, a port or place subject to the 
jurisdiction of the United States and that is in--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) innocent passage through the territorial sea 
        of the United States; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) transit through the navigable waters of the 
        United States that form a part of an international 
        strait.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70034. Regulations</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--In accordance with section 553 of title 
5, the Secretary shall issue, and may from time to time amend or 
repeal, regulations necessary to implement subchapters A through C and 
this subchapter.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Consultation.--In the exercise of the regulatory 
authority under subchapters A through C and this subchapter, the 
Secretary shall consult with, and receive and consider the views of all 
interested persons, including--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) interested Federal departments and 
        agencies;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) officials of State and local 
        governments;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) representatives of the maritime 
        community;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) representatives of port and harbor 
        authorities or associations;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) representatives of environmental 
        groups;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) any other interested persons who are 
        knowledgeable or experienced in dealing with problems involving 
        vessel safety, port and waterways safety, and protection of the 
        marine environment; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) advisory committees consisting of all 
        interested segments of the public when the establishment of 
        such committees is considered necessary because the issues 
        involved are highly complex or controversial.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70035. Investigatory powers</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Secretary.--The Secretary may investigate any 
incident, accident, or act involving the loss or destruction of, or 
damage to, any structure subject to subchapters A through C and this 
subchapter, or that affects or may affect the safety or environmental 
quality of the ports, harbors, or navigable waters of the United 
States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Powers.--In an investigation under this section, the 
Secretary may issue subpoenas to require the attendance of witnesses 
and the production of documents or other evidence relating to such 
incident, accident, or act. If any person refuses to obey a subpoena, 
the Secretary may request the Attorney General to invoke the aid of the 
appropriate district court of the United States to compel compliance 
with the subpoena. Any district court of the United States may, in the 
case of refusal to obey a subpoena, issue an order requiring compliance 
with the subpoena, and failure to obey the order may be punished by the 
court as contempt. Witnesses may be paid fees for travel and attendance 
at rates not exceeding those allowed in a district court of the United 
States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70036. Enforcement</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) Civil Penalty.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--Any person who is found by the 
        Secretary, after notice and an opportunity for a hearing, to 
        have violated subchapters A through C or this subchapter or a 
        regulation issued under subchapters A through C or this 
        subchapter shall be liable to the United States for a civil 
        penalty, not to exceed $25,000 for each violation. Each day of 
        a continuing violation shall constitute a separate violation. 
        The amount of such civil penalty shall be assessed by the 
        Secretary, or the Secretary's designee, by written notice. In 
        determining the amount of such penalty, the Secretary shall 
        take into account the nature, circumstances, extent, and 
        gravity of the prohibited acts committed and, with respect to 
        the violator, the degree of culpability, any history of prior 
        offenses, ability to pay, and such other matters as justice may 
        require.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Compromise, modification, or remission.--The 
        Secretary may compromise, modify, or remit, with or without 
        conditions, any civil penalty that is subject to imposition or 
        that has been imposed under this section.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Failure to pay penalty.--If any person fails 
        to pay an assessment of a civil penalty after it has become 
        final, the Secretary may refer the matter to the Attorney 
        General of the United States, for collection in any appropriate 
        district court of the United States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Criminal Penalty.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Class d felony.--Any person who willfully 
        and knowingly violates subchapters A through C or this 
        subchapter or any regulation issued thereunder commits a class 
        D felony.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Class c felony.--Any person who, in the 
        willful and knowing violation of subchapters A through C or 
        this subchapter or of any regulation issued thereunder, uses a 
        dangerous weapon, or engages in conduct that causes bodily 
        injury or fear of imminent bodily injury to any officer 
        authorized to enforce the provisions of such a subchapter or 
        the regulations issued under such subchapter, commits a class C 
        felony.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) In Rem Liability.--Any vessel that is used in 
violation of subchapters A, B, or C or this subchapter, or any 
regulations issued under such subchapter, shall be liable in rem for 
any civil penalty assessed pursuant to subsection (a) and may be 
proceeded against in the United States district court for any district 
in which such vessel may be found.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Injunction.--The United States district courts shall 
have jurisdiction to restrain violations of subchapter A, B, or C or 
this subchapter or of regulations issued under such subchapter, for 
cause shown.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Denial of Entry.--Except as provided in section 
70021, the Secretary may, subject to recognized principles of 
international law, deny entry by any vessel that is not in compliance 
with subchapter A, B, or C or this subchapter or the regulations issued 
under such subchapter--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) into the navigable waters of the United 
        States; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) to any port or place under the jurisdiction 
        of the United States.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Withholding of Clearance.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--If any owner, operator, or 
        individual in charge of a vessel is liable for a penalty or 
        fine under this section, or if reasonable cause exists to 
        believe that the owner, operator, or individual in charge may 
        be subject to a penalty or fine under this section, the 
        Secretary of the Treasury, upon the request of the Secretary, 
        shall with respect to such vessel refuse or revoke any 
        clearance required by section 60105 of title 46.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Granting clearance refused or revoked.--
        Clearance refused or revoked under this subsection may be 
        granted upon filing of a bond or other surety satisfactory to 
        the Secretary.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis at the beginning of 
such subtitle is amended by inserting before the item relating to 
chapter 701 the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``700. Ports and Waterways Safety..................  70001.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 5302. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Electronic Charts.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Transfer of provision.--Section 4A of the 
        Ports and Waterways Safety Act (33 U.S.C. 1223a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) is redesignated as section 3105 of 
                title 46, United States Code, and transferred to appear 
                after section 3104 of that title; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) is amended by striking subsection (b) 
                and inserting the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Limitation on Application.--Except pursuant to an 
international treaty, convention, or agreement, to which the United 
States is a party, this section shall not apply to any foreign vessel 
that is not destined for, or departing from, a port or place subject to 
the jurisdiction of the United States and that is in--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) innocent passage through the territorial sea 
        of the United States; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) transit through the navigable waters of the 
        United States that form a part of an international 
        strait.''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Clerical amendment.--The analysis at the 
        beginning of chapter 31 of such title is amended by adding at 
        the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``3105. Electronic charts.''.
<DELETED>    (b) Port, Harbor, and Coastal Facility Security.--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Transfer of provisions.--So much of section 7 
        of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (33 U.S.C. 1226) as 
        precedes subsection (c) of that section is redesignated as 
        section 70116 of title 46, United States Code, and transferred 
        so as to replace section 70116 of that title, as in effect 
        before the enactment of this Act.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Definitions, administration, and 
        enforcement.--Section 70116 of title 46, United States Code, as 
        amended by paragraph (1) of this subsection, is amended by 
        adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Definitions, Administration, and Enforcement.--This 
section shall be treated as part of chapter 700 for purposes of 
sections 70031, 70032, 70034, 70035, and 70036.''.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Clerical amendment.--The analysis at the 
        beginning of chapter 701 of such title is amended by striking 
        the item relating to section 70116 and inserting the 
        following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``70116. Port, harbor, and coastal facility security.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Nondisclosure of Port Security Plans.--Subsection (c) 
of section 7 of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (33 U.S.C. 1226), as 
so designated before the application of subsection (b)(1) of this 
section--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) is redesignated as subsection (f) of section 
        70103 of title 46, United States Code, and transferred so as to 
        appear after subsection (e) of such section; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) is amended by striking ``this Act'' and 
        inserting ``this chapter''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Repeal.--Section 2307 of title 46, United States Code, 
and the item relating to that section in the analysis at the beginning 
of chapter 23 of that title, are repealed.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Repeal.--The Ports and Waterways Safety Act (33 U.S.C. 
1221-1231, 1232-1232b), as amended by this Act, is repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5303. TRANSITIONAL AND SAVINGS PROVISIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Source provision.--The term ``source 
        provision'' means a provision of law that is replaced by a 
        title 46 provision under this title.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Title 46 provision.--The term ``title 46 
        provision'' means a provision of title 46, United States Code, 
        that is enacted by section 5302.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Cutoff Date.--The title 46 provisions replace certain 
provisions of law enacted before the date of the enactment of this Act. 
If a law enacted after that date amends or repeals a source provision, 
that law is deemed to amend or repeal, as the case may be, the 
corresponding title 46 provision. If a law enacted after that date is 
otherwise inconsistent with a title 46 provision or a provision of this 
title, that law supersedes the title 46 provision or provision of this 
title to the extent of the inconsistency.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Original Date of Enactment Unchanged.--For purposes of 
determining whether one provision of law supersedes another based on 
enactment later in time, a title 46 provision is deemed to have been 
enacted on the date of enactment of the source provision that the title 
46 provision replaces.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) References to Title 46 Provisions.--A reference to a 
title 46 provision, including a reference in a regulation, order, or 
other law, is deemed to refer to the corresponding source 
provision.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) References to Source Provisions.--A reference to a 
source provision, including a reference in a regulation, order, or 
other law, is deemed to refer to the corresponding title 46 
provision.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Regulations, Orders, and Other Administrative 
Actions.--A regulation, order, or other administrative action in effect 
under a source provision continues in effect under the corresponding 
title 46 provision.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Actions Taken and Offenses Committed.--An action taken 
or an offense committed under a source provision is deemed to have been 
taken or committed under the corresponding title 46 
provision.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5304. RULE OF CONSTRUCTION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This title, including the amendments made by this title, 
is intended only to transfer provisions of the Ports and Waterways 
Safety Act to title 46, United States Code, and may not be construed to 
alter--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the effect of a provision of the Ports and 
        Waterways Safety Act, including any authority or requirement 
        therein;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) a department or agency interpretation with 
        respect to the Ports and Waterways Safety Act; or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) a judicial interpretation with respect to the 
        Ports and Waterways Safety Act.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5305. ADVISORY COMMITTEE: REPEAL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 18 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1991 
(Public Law 102-241; 105 Stat. 2213) is repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5306. REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Chapter 700 of title 46, United States 
Code, as established by section 5301 of this Act, is amended by adding 
at the end the following:</DELETED>

     <DELETED>``SUBCHAPTER E--REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 70041. Regattas and marine parades</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Commandant of the Coast Guard may 
issue regulations to promote the safety of life on navigable waters 
during regattas or marine parades.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Detail and Use of Vessels.--To enforce regulations 
issued under this section--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Commandant may detail any public vessel 
        in the service of the Coast Guard and make use of any private 
        vessel tendered gratuitously for that purpose; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) upon the request of the Commandant, the head 
        of any other Federal department or agency may enforce the 
        regulations by means of any public vessel of such department 
        and any private vessel tendered gratuitously for that 
        purpose.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Transfer of Authority.--The authority of the 
Commandant under this section may be transferred by the President for 
any special occasion to the head of another Federal department or 
agency whenever in the President's judgment such transfer is 
desirable.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Penalties.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--For any violation of 
        regulations issued pursuant to this section the following 
        penalties shall be incurred:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) A licensed officer shall be liable 
                to suspension or revocation of license in the manner 
                prescribed by law for incompetency or 
                misconduct.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Any person in charge of the 
                navigation of a vessel other than a licensed officer 
                shall be liable to a penalty of $5,000.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) The owner of a vessel (including any 
                corporate officer of a corporation owning the vessel) 
                actually on board shall be liable to a penalty of 
                $5,000, unless the violation of regulations occurred 
                without the owner's knowledge.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(D) Any other person shall be liable to 
                a penalty of $2,500.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Mitigation or remission.--The Commandant may 
        mitigate or remit any penalty provided for in this subsection 
        in the manner prescribed by law for the mitigation or remission 
        of penalties for violation of the navigation laws.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for chapter 700 of 
title 46, United States Code, as established by section 5301 of this 
Act, is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

         <DELETED> ``subchapter e--regattas and marine parades

<DELETED>``70041. Regattas and marine parades.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Repeal.--The Act of April 28, 1908 (35 Stat. 69, 
chapter 151; 33 U.S.C. 1233 et seq.), is repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5307. REGULATION OF VESSELS IN TERRITORIAL WATERS OF 
              UNITED STATES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Establishment of Subchapter F.--Chapter 700 of title 
46, United States Code, as established by section 5301 of this Act, is 
amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SUBCHAPTER F--REGULATION OF VESSELS IN TERRITORIAL WATERS OF 
                        UNITED STATES</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 70054. Definitions</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``In this subchapter:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) United states.--The term `United States' 
        includes all territory and waters, continental or insular, 
        subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Territorial waters.--The term `territorial 
        waters of the United States' includes all waters of the 
        territorial sea of the United States as described in 
        Presidential Proclamation 5928 of December 27, 
        1988.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Regulation of Anchorage and Movement of Vessels During 
National Emergency.--Section 1 of title II of the Act of June 15, 1917 
(40 Stat. 220, chapter 30; 50 U.S.C. 191), is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking the section designation and all 
        that follows before ``by proclamation'' and inserting the 
        following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70051. Regulation of anchorage and movement of vessels 
              during national emergency</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``Whenever the President'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``of the Treasury'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by striking ``of the department in which the 
        Coast Guard is operating'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by striking ``this title'' and inserting 
        ``this subchapter''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) by transferring the section so that the 
        section appears before section 70054 of title 46, United States 
        Code (as added by subsection (a) of this section).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Seizure and Forfeiture of Vessel; Fine and 
Imprisonment.--Section 2 of title II of the Act of June 15, 1917 (40 
Stat. 220, chapter 30; 50 U.S.C. 192), is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking the section designation and all 
        that follows before ``agent,'' and inserting the 
        following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70052. Seizure and forfeiture of vessel; fine and 
              imprisonment</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--If any owner,'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``this title'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``this subchapter''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by transferring the section so that the 
        section appears after section 70051 of title 46, United States 
        Code (as transferred by subsection (b) of this 
        section).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Enforcement Provisions.--Section 4 of title II of the 
Act of June 15, 1917 (40 Stat. 220, chapter 30; 50 U.S.C. 194), is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking all before ``may employ'' and 
        inserting the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>``Sec. 70053. Enforcement provisions</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``The President'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by striking ``the purpose of this title'' and 
        inserting ``this subchapter''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by transferring the section so that the 
        section appears after section 70052 of title 46, United States 
        Code (as transferred by subsection (c) of this 
        section).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for chapter 700 of 
title 46, United States Code, as established by section 5301 of this 
Act, is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

 <DELETED> ``subchapter f--regulation of vessels in territorial waters 
                            of united states

<DELETED>``70051. Regulation of anchorage and movement of vessels 
                            during national emergency.
<DELETED>``70052. Seizure and forfeiture of vessel; fine and 
                            imprisonment.
<DELETED>``70053. Enforcement provisions.
<DELETED>``70054. Definitions.''.

      <DELETED>TITLE IV--MARITIME TRANSPORTATION SAFETY</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5401. CLARIFICATION OF LOGBOOK ENTRIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Section 11304 of title 46, United States 
Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``an official'' 
        and inserting ``a''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b), by amending paragraph (3) 
        to read as follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) Each illness of, and injury to, a seaman of 
        the vessel, the nature of the illness or injury, and the 
        medical treatment provided for the injury or 
        illness.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Technical Amendment.--Section 11304(b) is amended by 
striking ``log book'' and inserting ``logbook''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5402. TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS: LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OF 
              REGISTRY, AND MERCHANT MARINER DOCUMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Title 46, United States Code, is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in section 7106(b), by striking ``merchant 
        mariner's document,'' and inserting ``license,'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in section 7107(b), by striking ``merchant 
        mariner's document,'' and inserting ``certificate of 
        registry,'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in section 7507(b)(1), by striking ``licenses 
        or certificates of registry'' and inserting ``merchant mariner 
        documents''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in section 7507(b)(2) by striking ``merchant 
        mariner's document.'' and inserting ``license or certificate of 
        registry.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5403. NUMBERING FOR UNDOCUMENTED BARGES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 12301(b) of title 46, United States Code, is 
amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``shall'' and inserting ``may''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting ``of'' after ``barge''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5404. DRAWBRIDGE DEVIATION EXEMPTION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 5 of the Act entitled ``An Act making 
appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of 
certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes'', 
approved August 18, 1894 (33 U.S.C. 499), is amended by adding at the 
end the following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Exemption.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) In general.--A change to a schedule that 
        governs the opening of a drawbridge that will be in effect for 
        less than 6 months shall not be subject to the rule making 
        requirements of section 553 of title 5, United States 
        Code.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Alternate requirements.--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) Duties of secretary.--The Secretary 
                of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating 
                shall provide notice of each such change through--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) a local notice to 
                        mariners;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) a Coast Guard broadcast 
                        notice to mariners; or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) another method of notice 
                        that the Secretary considers 
                        appropriate.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) Owner and operator duties.--With 
                respect to any drawbridge other than a railroad 
                drawbridge, the owner or operator of such drawbridge 
                shall provide notice of such a change to--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) the general public, through 
                        publication in a newspaper of general 
                        circulation;</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) the Department of 
                        Transportation or other public agency with 
                        administrative jurisdiction over the roadway 
                        that abuts the approach to such bridge; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(iii) the law enforcement 
                        organization with jurisdiction over the roadway 
                        that abuts the approach to such 
                        bridge.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5405. DEADLINE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ALTERNATE SAFETY 
              COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Deadline.--Section 4503(d) of title 46, United States 
Code, is amended by striking so much as precedes paragraph (3) and 
inserting the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d)(1) The Secretary, in cooperation with the commercial 
fishing industry, may prescribe an alternative safety compliance 
program that shall apply in lieu of requirements under section 4502(b), 
for any category of fishing vessels, fish processing vessels, or fish 
tender vessels that are--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(A) at least 50 feet overall in 
        length;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(B) built before July 1, 2013; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(C) 25 years of age or older.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(2) An alternative safety compliance program prescribed 
under paragraph (1) shall apply to a vessel--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(A) except as provided in subparagraph (B), 
        after the later of January 1, 2020, or the end of the 3-year 
        period beginning on the date on which the Secretary prescribes 
        the program; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(B) in the case of a vessel that undergoes a 
        major conversion completed after the later of July 1, 2013, or 
        the date the Secretary establishes standards for the alternate 
        safety compliance program, upon the completion of such 
        conversion.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendment.--Section 4502(b) of title 46, 
United States Code, is amended by inserting ``and subject to section 
4503(d),'' after ``In addition to the requirements of subsection (a) of 
this section,''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5406. AUTHORIZATION FOR MARINE DEBRIS PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act 
is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in section 9 (33 U.S.C. 1958)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking the em-dash and all that 
                follows through ``(1)''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by striking ``; and'' and all that 
                follows through the end of the section and inserting a 
                period; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 10. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``Of the amounts authorized for each fiscal year under 
section 2702(1) of title 14, United States Code, up to $2,000,000 are 
authorized for the Commandant to carry out section 4 of this Act, of 
which not more than 10 percent may be used for administrative 
costs.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5407. ALTERNATIVE DISTRESS SIGNALS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Performance Standard.--Not later than one year after 
the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the department 
in which the Coast Guard is operating shall issue a rule that 
establishes a performance standard for distress signals, including for 
maritime visual distress signals, that may be used as an alternative to 
the distress signals required by section 175.110 of title 33, Code of 
Federal Regulations..</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Authorization of Use.--Not later than 180 days after 
the date of the issuance of a rule under subsection (a), the Secretary 
shall issue a rule amending part 175 of title 33, Code of Federal 
Regulations, to authorize use of distress signals in accordance with 
such performance standard.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5408. ATLANTIC COAST PORT ACCESS ROUTE STUDY 
              RECOMMENDATIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of 
the Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall notify the Committee 
on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives 
and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the 
Senate of action taken to carry out the recommendations contained in 
the final report issued by the Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study 
(ACPARS) workgroup for which notice of availability was published March 
14, 2016 (81 Fed. Reg. 13307).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5409. DOCUMENTATION OF RECREATIONAL VESSELS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Coast Guard personnel performing nonrecreational vessel 
documentation functions under subchapter II of chapter 121 of title 46, 
United States Code, may perform recreational vessel documentation under 
section 12114 of such title in any fiscal year in which--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) funds available for Coast Guard operating 
        expenses may not be used for expenses incurred for recreational 
        vessel documentation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) fees collected from owners of yachts and 
        credited to such use are insufficient to pay expenses of 
        recreational vessel documentation; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) there is a backlog of applications for 
        recreational vessel documentation.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5410. CERTIFICATES OF DOCUMENTATION FOR RECREATIONAL 
              VESSELS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 12114 of title 46, United States Code, is amended 
by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Effective Period.--A recreational endorsement for a 
vessel--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) except as provided in paragraph (3), shall 
        be effective for 5 years;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) shall require the owner of the vessel to 
        notify the Coast Guard of each change in the information on 
        which the issuance of the certificate of documentation is based 
        that occurs before the expiration of the certificate under this 
        subsection, by not later than 30 days after such change; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) shall terminate upon the expiration of such 
        30-day period if the owner has not notified the Coast Guard of 
        such change before the end of such period.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) State and Local Authority To Remove Abandoned and 
Derelict Vessels.--Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit 
the authority of a State or local authority from taking action to 
remove an abandoned or derelict vessel.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(f) Authority.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Requirement.--The Secretary shall assess and 
        collect a fee for the issuance or renewal of a recreational 
        endorsement, that is equivalent to the fee established for the 
        issuance or renewal, respectively, of a fishery endorsement 
        pursuant to section 2110.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Treatment.--Fees collected under this 
        subsection--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) shall be credited to the account 
                from which the costs of such issuance or renewal were 
                paid; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) may remain available until 
                expended.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5411. BACKUP GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subtitle VIII of title 46, United States 
Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>

   <DELETED>``CHAPTER 807--POSITION, NAVIGATION, AND TIMING</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec.
<DELETED>``80701. Land-based complementary and backup positioning, 
                            navigation, and timing system.
<DELETED>``Sec. 80701. Land-based complementary and backup positioning, 
              navigation, and timing system</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(a) ELORAN.--Subject to the availability of 
appropriations, the Secretary shall provide for the establishment, 
sustainment, and operation of a reliable land-based enhanced LORAN, or 
eLORAN, positioning, navigation, and timing system.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Purpose.--The purpose of the system established 
under subsection (a) is to provide a complement to, and backup for, the 
Global Positioning System (in this section referred to as `GPS') to 
ensure the availability of uncorrupted and nondegraded positioning, 
navigation, and timing signals for military and civilian users in the 
event that GPS signals are corrupted, degraded, unreliable, or 
otherwise unavailable.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Requirements.--The system established under 
subsection (a) shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) be wireless;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) be terrestrial;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) provide wide-area coverage;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) transmit a precise, high-power signal in the 
        100 kilohertz spectrum and meet the one microsecond accuracy 
        requirement specified in the Federal Radio Navigation 
        Plan;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) be synchronized with coordinated universal 
        time;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) be resilient and extremely difficult to 
        disrupt or degrade;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(7) be able to penetrate underground and inside 
        buildings;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(8) be capable of deployment to remote 
        locations;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(9) take full advantage of the infrastructure of 
        the existing, unused Coast Guard long-range navigation system 
        (commonly known as `LORAN-C'), and subject to the concurrence 
        and agreement of other agencies, unused facilities associated 
        with the Ground Wave Emergency Network and Nationwide 
        Differential GPS systems;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(10) utilize and leverage the capabilities of 
        the entity for development, building, and operation of the 
        system;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(11) function in an interoperable and 
        complementary manner with other similar positioning, 
        navigation, and timing systems;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(12) be made available by the Secretary for use 
        by other Federal agencies for public purposes at no cost; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(13) incorporate such other requirements 
        determined necessary by the Secretary with respect to such 
        agencies.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Secretary Defined.--In this section the term 
`Secretary' means the Secretary of Transportation, acting through the 
Commandant of the Coast Guard.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for subtitle VIII of 
title 46, United States Code, is amended by adding after the item 
relating to chapter 805 the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``807. Position, navigation, and timing............  80701.''.
<DELETED>    (c) Implementation Plan.--Not later than 180 days after 
the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary, as that term is 
defined in the amendments made by this section, shall provide to the 
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate, a plan to ensure that the system required 
under such amendments is fully operational by not later than 3 years 
after such date of enactment.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5412. WATERS DEEMED NOT NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE UNITED 
              STATES FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    For purposes of the application of subtitle II of title 
46, United States Code, to the Volunteer (Hull Number CCA4108), the 
Illinois and Michigan Canal is deemed to not be navigable waters of the 
United States.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5413. UNINSPECTED PASSENGER VESSELS IN ST. LOUIS COUNTY, 
              MINNESOTA.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 4105 of title 46, United States Code, is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection 
        (d); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting after subsection (b) the 
        following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) In applying this title with respect to an 
uninspected vessel of less than 25 feet overall in length that carries 
passengers on Crane Lake or waters contiguous to such lake in St. Louis 
County, Minnesota, the Secretary shall substitute `12 passengers' for 
`6 passengers' each place it appears in section 2101(42).''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5414. ENGINE CUT-OFF SWITCH REQUIREMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Installation Requirement.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) In general.--Not later than 1 year after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the 
        department in which the Coast Guard is operating shall issue a 
        regulation amending part 183 of title 33, Code of Federal 
        Regulations, that requires associated equipment manufacturers, 
        distributors, and dealers installing propulsion machinery and 
        associated starting controls on a recreational vessel less than 
        26 feet overall in length and capable of developing at least 
        115 pounds of static thrust or 3 horsepower to install an 
        engine cut-off switch in compliance with American Boat and 
        Yacht Standard A-33.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Effective date.--The regulation shall take 
        effect at the end of the 1-year period beginning on the date of 
        the issuance of such regulation.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Definitions.--Not later than 1 year after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the department in which the 
Coast Guard is operating shall issue a regulation amending part 175 and 
part 183 of title 33, Code of Federal Regulations, that--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) defines the term ``engine cut-off switch'' for 
        purposes of that part to mean a mechanical or electronic device 
        that is connected to propulsion machinery of a recreational 
        vessel less than 26 feet overall in length that will stop 
        propulsion if--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) the switch is not properly connected 
                to the propulsion machinery; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) the switch components are--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (i) submerged in water; 
                        or</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    (ii) separated from the propulsion 
                        machinery by a predetermined distance; 
                        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) defines the term ``engine cut-off switch 
        link'' for purposes of that part to mean equipment that--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) is attached to as recreational vessel 
                operator; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) activates the engine cut-off 
                switch.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Education on Cut-Off Switches.--The Commandant of the 
Coast Guard, through the National Boating Safety Advisory Council 
established under section 13110 of title 46, United States Code, may 
initiate a boating safety program on the use and benefits of cut-off 
switches for recreational vessels.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5415. ANALYSIS OF COMMERCIAL FISHING VESSEL 
              CLASSIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Analysis.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall 
notify the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House 
of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate on the status of the implementation of the 
survey and classification requirements referred to in section 4503 of 
title 46, United States Code.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Contents.--The analysis required under subsection (a) 
shall include information on--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the average costs to vessel owners to comply 
        with such section; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the impact such section is having on 
        commercial fishing vessel safety.</DELETED>

               <DELETED>TITLE V--MISCELLANEOUS</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5501. REPEAL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Subsection (h) of section 888 of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 468) is repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5502. REIMBURSEMENTS FOR NON-FEDERAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS 
              OF CERTAIN AIDS TO NAVIGATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Subject to the availability of amounts 
specifically provided in advance in subsequent appropriations Acts and 
in accordance with this section, the Commandant of the Coast Guard may 
reimburse a non-Federal entity for costs incurred by the entity for a 
covered project.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conditions.--The Commandant may not provide 
reimbursement under subsection (a) with respect to a covered project 
unless--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the need for the project is a result of the 
        completion of construction with respect to a federally 
        authorized navigation channel;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the Commandant determines, through an 
        appropriate navigation safety analysis, that the project is 
        necessary to ensure safe marine transportation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) the Commandant approves the design of the 
        project to ensure that it meets all applicable Coast Guard 
        aids-to-navigation standards and requirements;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) the non-Federal entity agrees to transfer the 
        project upon completion to the Coast Guard for operation and 
        maintenance by the Coast Guard as a Federal aid to 
        navigation;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) the non-Federal entity carries out the project 
        in accordance with the same laws and regulations that would 
        apply to the Coast Guard if the Coast Guard carried out the 
        project, including obtaining all permits required for the 
        project under Federal and State law; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) the Commandant determines that the project 
        satisfies such additional requirements as may be established by 
        the Commandant.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Limitations.--Reimbursements under subsection (a) may 
not exceed the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) For a single covered project, 
        $5,000,000.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) For all covered projects in a single fiscal 
        year, $5,000,000.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Expiration.--The authority granted under this section 
shall expire on the date that is 4 years after the date of enactment of 
this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Covered Project Defined.--In this section, the term 
``covered project'' means a project carried out by a non-Federal entity 
to construct and establish an aid to navigation that facilitates safe 
and efficient marine transportation on a Federal navigation project 
authorized by title I of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 
(Public Law 110-114).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5503. CORRECTIONS TO PROVISIONS ENACTED BY COAST GUARD 
              AUTHORIZATION ACTS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 604(b) of the Howard Coble Coast Guard and 
Maritime Transportation Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-281; 128 Stat. 
3061) is amended by inserting ``and fishery endorsement'' after 
``endorsement''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5504. SHIP SHOAL LIGHTHOUSE TRANSFER: REPEAL.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Effective January 1, 2021, section 27 of the Coast Guard 
Authorization Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-241; 105 Stat. 2218) is 
repealed.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5505. COAST GUARD MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of the department in which 
the Coast Guard is operating shall seek to enter into an arrangement 
with the National Academy of Sciences not later than 60 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act under which the Academy shall prepare 
an assessment of available unmanned, autonomous, or remotely controlled 
maritime domain awareness technologies for use by the Coast 
Guard.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Assessment.--The assessment shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) describe the potential limitations of current 
        and emerging unmanned technologies used in the maritime domain 
        for--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) ocean observation;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) vessel monitoring and 
                identification;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) weather observation;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) to the extent practicable for 
                consideration by the Academy, intelligence gathering, 
                surveillance, and reconnaissance; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) communications;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) examine how technologies described in 
        paragraph (1) can help prioritize Federal investment by 
        examining;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) affordability, including acquisition, 
                operations, and maintenance;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) reliability;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) versatility;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) efficiency; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (E) estimated service life and persistence 
                of effort; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) analyze whether the use of new and emerging 
        maritime domain awareness technologies can be used to--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) carry out Coast Guard missions at 
                lower costs;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) expand the scope and range of Coast 
                Guard maritime domain awareness;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) allow the Coast Guard to more 
                efficiently and effectively allocate Coast Guard 
                vessels, aircraft, and personnel; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) identify adjustments that would be 
                necessary in Coast Guard policies, procedures, and 
                protocols to incorporate unmanned technologies to 
                enhance efficiency.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Report to Congress.--Not later than 1 year after 
entering into an arrangement with the Secretary under subsection (a), 
the National Academy of Sciences shall submit the assessment prepared 
under this section to the Committees on Transportation and 
Infrastructure and Homeland Security of the House of Representatives 
and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the 
Senate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Use of Information.--In formulating costs pursuant to 
subsection (b), the National Academy of Sciences may utilize 
information from other Coast Guard reports, assessments, or analyses 
regarding existing Coast Guard manpower requirements or other reports, 
assessments, or analyses for the acquisition of unmanned, autonomous, 
or remotely controlled technologies by the Federal 
Government.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5506. TOWING SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FEES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Review.--The Commandant of the Coast Guard shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) review and compare the costs to the Government 
        of--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) towing vessel inspections performed by 
                the Coast Guard; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) such inspections performed by a third 
                party; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) based on such review and comparison, determine 
        whether the costs to the Government of such inspections 
        performed by a third party are different than the costs to the 
        Government of such inspections performed by the Coast 
        Guard.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Revision of Fees.--If the Commandant determines under 
subsection (a) that the costs to the Government of such inspections 
performed by a third party are different than the costs to the 
Government of such inspections performed by the Coast Guard, then the 
Commandant shall revise the fee assessed by the Coast Guard for such 
inspections as necessary to conform to the requirements under section 
9701 of title 31, United States Code, that such fee be based on the 
cost to the Government of such inspections and accurately reflect such 
costs.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5507. OIL SPILL DISBURSEMENTS AUDITING AND 
              REPORT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 1012 of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 
2712) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by repealing subsection (g);</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (l)(1), by striking ``Within one 
        year after the date of enactment of the Coast Guard 
        Authorization Act of 2010, and annually thereafter,'' and 
        inserting ``Each year, on the date on which the President 
        submits to Congress a budget under section 1105 of title 31, 
        United States Code,''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) by amending subsection (l)(2) to read as 
        follows:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Contents.--The report shall include--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) a list of each incident that--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) occurred in the preceding 
                        fiscal year; and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) resulted in disbursements 
                        from the Fund, for removal costs and damages, 
                        totaling $500,000 or more;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) a list of each incident that--
                </DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) occurred in the fiscal year 
                        preceding the preceding fiscal year; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) resulted in disbursements 
                        from the Fund, for removal costs and damages, 
                        totaling $500,000 or more; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) an accounting of any amounts 
                reimbursed to the Fund in the preceding fiscal year 
                that were recovered from a responsible party for an 
                incident that resulted in disbursements from the Fund, 
                for removal costs and damages, totaling $500,000 or 
                more.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5508. LAND EXCHANGE, AYAKULIK ISLAND, ALASKA.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Land Exchange.--If the owner of Ayakulik Island, 
Alaska, offers to exchange the Island for the Tract--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) within 30 days after receiving such offer, the 
        Secretary shall provide notice of the offer to the 
        Commandant;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) within 90 days after receiving the notice 
        under paragraph (1), the Commandant shall develop and transmit 
        to the Secretary proposed operational restrictions on 
        commercial activity conducted on the Tract, including the right 
        of the Commandant to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) order the immediate termination, for a 
                period of up to 72 hours, of any activity occurring on 
                or from the Tract that violates or threatens to violate 
                one or more of such restrictions; or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) commence a civil action for 
                appropriate relief, including a permanent or temporary 
                injunction enjoining the activity that violates or 
                threatens to violate such restrictions; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) within 90 days after receiving the proposed 
        operational restrictions from the Commandant, the Secretary 
        shall transmit such restrictions to the owner of Ayakulik 
        Island; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) within 30 days after transmitting the proposed 
        operational restrictions to the owner of Ayakulik Island, and 
        if the owner agrees to such restrictions, the Secretary shall 
        convey all right, title and interest of the United States in 
        and to the Tract to the owner, subject to an easement granted 
        to the Commandant to enforce such restrictions, in exchange for 
        all right, title and interest of such owner in and to Ayakulik 
        Island.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Boundary Revisions.--The Secretary may make technical 
and conforming revisions to the boundaries of the Tract before the date 
of the exchange.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Public Land Order.--Effective on the date of an 
exchange under subsection (a), Public Land Order 5550 shall have no 
force or effect with respect to submerged lands that are part of the 
Tract.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Failure to Timely Respond to Notice.--If the 
Commandant does not transmit proposed operational restrictions to the 
Secretary within 30 days after receiving the notice under subsection 
(a)(1), the Secretary shall, by not later than 60 days after 
transmitting such notice, convey all right, title, and interest of the 
United States in and to the Tract to the owner of Ayakulik Island in 
exchange for all right, title, and interest of such owner in and to 
Ayakulik Island.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) CERCLA Not Affected.--This section and an exchange 
under this section shall not be construed to limit the application of 
or otherwise affect section 120(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 
9620(h)).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Definitions.--In this section:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Commandant.--The term ``Commandant'' means the 
        Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is 
        operating, acting through the Commandant of the Coast 
        Guard.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the 
        Secretary of the Interior.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Tract.--The term ``Tract'' means the land 
        (including submerged land) depicted as ``PROPOSED PROPERTY 
        EXCHANGE AREA'' on the survey titled ``PROPOSED PROPERTY 
        EXCHANGE PARCEL'' and dated 3/22/17.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5509. VESSEL RESPONSE PLANS IN THE ARCTIC 
              REPORT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of 
this Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall submit to the 
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and 
the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
Representatives a report on the oil spill prevention and response 
capabilities available for the area covered by the Captain of the Port 
Zone, as established by the Secretary, that includes the Arctic (as 
defined in section 112 of the Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984 
(15 U.S.C. 4111)). The report shall include--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) a description of equipment and assets 
        available for response under the vessel response plans approved 
        for vessels operating in the area covered by such Captain of 
        the Port Zone;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) a description of the locations of such 
        equipment and assets, including an estimate of the time 
        necessary to deploy such equipment and assets;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) a determination regarding how effectively such 
        equipment and assets are distributed throughout such Captain of 
        the Port Zone;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) a determination regarding whether the ability 
        to deploy such equipment and assets is taken into account when 
        measuring the equipment and assets available;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) a validation of the port assessment visit 
        process and a verification of the response resource inventory; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) a description of the resources needed by the 
        Coast Guard to conduct port assessments, exercises, response 
        plan review, and spill responses in such Captain of the Port 
        Zone.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5510. ASSESSMENT OF PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ADDITIONAL 
              ANCHORAGES ON THE HUDSON RIVER.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) assess the public comments received by the 
        Coast Guard on proposals to establish additional anchorages on 
        the Hudson River between Yonkers, New York, and Kingston, New 
        York; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) submit to the Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the 
        Senate a report on such assessment, including--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) a detailed summary of concerns raised 
                in such comments about the economic, safety, and 
                environmental impacts of such additional anchorages on 
                the communities bordering the Hudson River between 
                Yonkers, New York, and Kingston, New York, including 
                impacts of such anchorage grounds to sites listed on 
                the National Priorities List under the Comprehensive 
                Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 
                of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.) and areas designated 
                as critical habitat of species listed as endangered 
                species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 
                U.S.C. 1531 et seq.); and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) the response of the Coast Guard to 
                such concerns.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Restriction.--The Commandant may not establish any of 
the anchorages described in subsection (a) before the end of the 180-
day period beginning on the date of the submission of the report under 
subsection (a)(2).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5511. PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS AND MARITIME SEARCH 
              AND RESCUE COORDINATION.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the Secretary of the department in which the 
        Coast Guard is operating acting through the Commandant of the 
        Coast Guard shall review Coast Guard policies and procedures 
        for public safety answering points and search-and-rescue 
        coordination with State and local law enforcement entities in 
        order to--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) further minimize the possibility of 
                maritime 911 calls being improperly routed; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) assure the Coast Guard is able to 
                effectively carry out the Coast Guard's maritime search 
                and rescue mission; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the Commandant shall formulate a national 
        maritime public safety answering points policy and submit a 
        report to the Congress on that subject.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 5512. DOCUMENTATION OF ``AMERICA'S FINEST''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Notwithstanding sections 12112 and 12113 of title 46, 
United States Code, the Secretary of the department in which the Coast 
Guard is operating may issue a certificate of documentation with a 
coastwise and a fishery endorsement for the vessel America's Finest 
(United States official number 1276760).</DELETED>

       <DELETED>DIVISION F--FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 
                            (FEMA)</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6001. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This division may be cited as the ``FEMA Reauthorization 
Act of 2017''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6002. REAUTHORIZATION OF FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 
              AGENCY.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 699 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management 
Reform Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-295; 6 U.S.C. 811) is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by striking ``administration and operations'' 
        each place it appears and inserting ``management and 
        administration'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``; 
        and'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in paragraph (3), by striking the period and 
        inserting ``; and''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) by adding at the end the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) for fiscal year 2018, 
        $1,049,000,000;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) for fiscal year 2019, $1,065,784,000; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) for fiscal year 2020, 
        $1,082,836,544.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6003. COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF DISASTER COSTS AND 
              LOSSES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Establishment.--Not later than 30 days after the date 
of enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall begin, acting through 
the National Advisory Council, a comprehensive study relating to 
disaster costs and losses and Federal disaster assistance.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Additional Membership.--For the purposes of the 
comprehensive study required under subsection (a), as soon as 
practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator 
shall appoint the following members to the National Advisory 
Council:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Individuals who have the requisite technical 
        knowledge and expertise on issues related to disaster costs and 
        losses.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Representatives of the insurance 
        industry.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Experts in and representatives of the 
        construction and building industry.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Individuals nominated by national 
        organizations representing State, local, and Tribal governments 
        and personnel.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Academic experts.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) Representatives of the private industry, such 
        as vendors, developers, and manufacturers of systems, 
        facilities, equipment, and capabilities for emergency 
        management services.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (7) Other members, as the Administrator considers 
        appropriate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Consultation With Nonmembers.--For the purposes of the 
comprehensive study required under subsection (a), the National 
Advisory Council shall consult with other relevant agencies and 
entities that are not represented on the National Advisory Council to 
consider research, data, findings, recommendations, innovative 
technologies, and developments, including--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) entities engaged in federally funded research; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) academic institutions engaged in relevant work 
        and research.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (d) Study Requirements.--Not later than 120 days after the 
date of enactment of this Act, the National Advisory Council shall 
convene to evaluate disaster costs and losses and Federal disaster 
assistance, including consideration of the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Trends and contributing factors.--An 
        assessment of trends, and factors contributing to such trends 
        (such as shifting demographics and aging infrastructure), in 
        disaster costs and losses and Federal disaster assistance, 
        including the following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) Loss of life and injury.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) Property damage and other costs to 
                individuals, the private sector, and each level of 
                government.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) Presidentially declared 
                disasters.</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) Disaster assistance available from all 
                Federal sources.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Disaster roles and responsibility.--
        Fundamental principles that drive national disaster assistance 
        decision making, including the appropriate roles for each level 
        of government, the private sector, and individuals.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (e) Recommendations.--The National Advisory Council shall 
develop recommendations to reduce disaster costs and losses in the 
United States and to more efficiently and effectively deliver Federal 
disaster assistance, including consideration of the 
following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) Actions to enhance national disaster 
        assistance decision making.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) Incentives, including tax incentives, to 
        reduce disaster costs and losses and promote a more efficient 
        and effective use of Federal disaster assistance.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) Mechanisms to promote disaster cost and loss 
        reduction, mitigation, and resiliency.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) Legislative proposals, including proposals for 
        implementing the recommendations in the report compiled 
        pursuant to the requirement in section 1111 of the Sandy 
        Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2; 127 Stat. 
        49).</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (5) Legal, societal, geographic, technological, 
        and other challenges to implementation of 
        recommendations.</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (6) Projected dollar savings and efficiencies, 
        including measures of effectiveness, from 
        recommendations.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (f) Report to Administrator and Congress.--Not later than 
1 year after the National Advisory Council convenes under subsection 
(d), the National Advisory Council shall submit a report containing the 
data, analysis, and recommendations developed under subsections (d) and 
(e) to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) the Administrator;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) the Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure of the House of Representatives; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) the Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs of the Senate.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (g) Availability of Information.--The Administrator shall 
make the data collected pursuant to this section publicly available on 
the website of the Agency.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6004. NATIONAL DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS 
              CONSORTIUM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 1204 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/
11 Commission Act (6 U.S.C. 1102) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (c), by inserting ``to the 
        extent practicable, provide training in settings that simulate 
        real response environments, such as urban areas,'' after 
        ``levels,'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (d), by striking paragraphs (1) 
        and (2) and inserting the following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) for the Center for Domestic Preparedness--
        </DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $63,939,000 for fiscal year 
                2018;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $64,962,024 for fiscal year 2019; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) $66,001,416 for fiscal year 2020; 
                and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) for the members referred to in paragraphs 
        (2) through (7) of subsection (b)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) $101,000,000 for fiscal year 
                2018;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) $102,606,000 for fiscal year 2019; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(C) $104,247,856 for fiscal year 
                2020.''; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (e) by striking--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) ``each of the following entities'' and 
                inserting ``members enumerated in section 
                (b)'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) ``2007--'' and inserting ``2015.'' 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) paragraphs (1) through (5).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6005. RURAL DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS CONSORTIUM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Homeland Security is 
authorized to establish a Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium within 
the Department of Homeland Security consisting of universities and 
nonprofit organizations qualified to provide training to emergency 
response providers from rural communities.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Duties.--The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium 
authorized under subsection (a) shall identify, develop, test, and 
deliver training to State, local, and Tribal emergency response 
providers from rural communities, provide on-site and mobile training, 
and facilitate the delivery of training by the training partners of the 
Department of Homeland Security.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (c) Authorization of Appropriations.--Of amounts 
appropriated for Continuing Training Grants of the Department of 
Homeland Security, $5,000,000 is authorized to be used for the Rural 
Domestic Preparedness Consortium authorized under subsection 
(a).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6006. NATIONAL PREPARATION AND RESPONSE EFFORTS RELATING 
              TO EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMIS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency shall be responsible for the Nation's efforts to reduce the loss 
of life and property, and to protect the Nation, from an earthquake, 
tsunami, or combined earthquake and tsunami event by developing the 
ability to prepare and plan for, mitigate against, respond to, recover 
from, and more successfully adapt to such an event.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6007. AUTHORITIES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the non-
federally funded actions of private parties, State, local, or Tribal 
governments, on State, local, Tribal, and private land, and the effects 
of those actions, shall not be attributed to the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency's actions under the National Flood Insurance Act of 
1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 
1973 (42 U.S.C. 4002 et seq.), the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance 
Reform Act of 2012 (subtitle A of title II of division F of Public Law 
112-141; 126 Stat. 916), and the Homeowner Flood Insurance 
Affordability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-89; 128 Stat. 1020) for the 
purposes of section 7 (16 U.S.C. 1536) and section 9 (16 U.S.C. 1538) 
of the Endangered Species Act. Actions taken under the National Flood 
Insurance Act of 1968, the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, the 
Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, and the Homeowner 
Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, that may influence private 
actions do not create a Federal nexus for the purpose of applying the 
requirements of section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 
U.S.C. 1536).</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6008. CENTER FOR FAITH-BASED AND NEIGHBORHOOD 
              PARTNERSHIPS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--Title V of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 311 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new section:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 529. CENTER FOR FAITH-BASED AND NEIGHBORHOOD 
              PARTNERSHIPS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--There is established in the Agency a 
Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, headed by a 
Director appointed by the Secretary.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Mission.--The mission of the Center shall be to 
develop and coordinate Departmental outreach efforts with faith-based 
and community organizations and serve as a liaison between such 
organizations and components of the Department for activities related 
to securing facilities, emergency preparedness and response, and 
combating human trafficking.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Responsibilities.--In support of the mission of the 
Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, the Director 
shall--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) develop exercises that engage faith-based 
        and community organizations to test capabilities for all 
        hazards, including active shooter incidents;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) coordinate the delivery of guidance and 
        training to faith-based and community organizations related to 
        securing their facilities against natural disasters, acts of 
        terrorism, and other man-made disasters;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) conduct outreach to faith-based and 
        community organizations regarding guidance, training, and 
        exercises and Departmental capabilities available to assist 
        faith-based and community organizations to secure their 
        facilities against natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and 
        other man-made disasters;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(4) facilitate engagement and coordination among 
        the emergency management community and faith-based and 
        community organizations;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(5) deliver training and technical assistance to 
        faith-based and community-based organizations and provide 
        subject-matter expertise related to anti-human trafficking 
        efforts to help communities successfully partner with other 
        Blue Campaign components; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(6) perform any other duties as assigned by the 
        Administrator.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of such Act is further amended by inserting after the item 
relating to section 528 the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``Sec. 529. Center For Faith-Based And Neighborhood 
                            Partnerships.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 6009. EMERGENCY SUPPORT FUNCTIONS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Update.--Paragraph (13) of section 504(a) of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 314(a)) is amended by inserting 
``, periodically updating (but not less often than once every five 
years),'' after ``administering''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Emergency Support Functions.--Section 653 of the Post-
Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 753; title VI 
of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007; Public 
Law 109-295) is amended--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e) as 
        subsections (e) and (f), respectively; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) by inserting after subsection (c) the 
        following new subsection:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Coordination.--The President, acting through the 
Administrator, shall develop and provide to Federal departments and 
agencies with coordinating, primary, or supporting responsibilities 
under the National Response Framework performance metrics to ensure 
readiness to execute responsibilities under the emergency support 
functions of such Framework.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6010. REVIEW OF NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT 
              SYSTEM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Paragraph (2) of section 509(b) of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 319(b)) is amended, in the matter preceding 
subparagraph (A), by inserting ``, but not less often than once every 
five years,'' after ``periodically''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6011. REMEDIAL ACTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 650 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management 
Reform Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 750; title VI of the Department of 
Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007; Public Law 109-295) is 
amended to read as follows:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 650. REMEDIAL ACTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Administrator, in coordination with 
the National Council on Disability and the National Advisory Council, 
shall establish a remedial action management program to--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) analyze training, exercises, and real world 
        events to identify lessons learned, corrective actions, and 
        best practices;</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) generate and disseminate, as appropriate, 
        the lessons learned, corrective actions, and best practices 
        referred to in paragraph (1); and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) conduct remedial action tracking and long-
        term trend analysis.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Federal Corrective Actions.--The Administrator, in 
coordination with the heads of appropriate Federal departments and 
agencies, shall utilize the program established pursuant to subsection 
(a) to collect information on corrective actions identified by such 
Federal departments and agencies during exercises and the response to 
natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, and 
shall, not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this 
section and annually thereafter for each of the next four years, submit 
to Congress a report on the status of such corrective 
actions.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Dissemination of After Action Reports.--The 
Administrator shall provide electronically, to the maximum extent 
practicable, to Congress and Federal, State, local, Tribal, and private 
sector officials after-action reports and information on lessons 
learned and best practices from responses to acts of terrorism, natural 
disasters, capstone exercises conducted under the national exercise 
program under section 648(b), and other emergencies or 
exercises.''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6012. CENTER FOR DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) Implementation Plan.--The Administrator of the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency shall develop an implementation plan, 
including benchmarks and milestones, to address the findings and 
recommendations of the 2017 Management Review Team that issued a report 
on May 8, 2017, regarding live agent training at the Chemical, 
Ordnance, Biological and Radiological Training Facility and provide to 
the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on Transportation 
and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate updates and 
information on efforts to implement recommendations related to the 
management review of the Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, and 
Radiological Training Facility of the Center for Domestic Preparedness 
of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including, as necessary, 
information on additional resources or authority needed to implement 
such recommendations.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Comptroller General Review.--Not later than one year 
after the date of the enactment of this section, the Comptroller 
General of the United States shall review and report to Congress on the 
status of the implementation plan required by subsection (a) and the 
governance structure at the Chemical, Ordnance, Biological and 
Radiological Training Facility of the Center for Domestic Preparedness 
of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 6013. FEMA SENIOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ADVISOR.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In Genera