H.R.4038 - DHS Accountability Enhancement Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 10/12/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/24/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.4038 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (10/24/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reassert article I authorities over the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “DHS Accountability Enhancement Act”.
(a) In general.—Section 872 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 452) is repealed and the item relating to such section in the table of contents in section 1(b) of such Act is struck.
(1) in section 506 (6 U.S.C. 316)—
(A) by striking subsection (b); and
(B) by redesignating subsections (c) and (d) as subsections (b) and (c), respectively;
(2) in section 702(b) (6 U.S.C. 342(b)), by amending paragraph (4) to read as follows:
“(4) REORGANIZATION.—The Secretary may allocate or reallocate the functions of the Office, or discontinue the Office.”; and
(3) in paragraph (3) of section 2006(b) (6 U.S.C. 607(b)), by striking “sections 506(c)(2)” and inserting “sections 506(b)(2)”.
Passed the House of Representatives October 23, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|