H.R.4555 - DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] (Introduced 12/05/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-499|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/10/2018 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.4555 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (01/10/2018)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To authorize the participation in overseas interagency counterterrorism task forces of personnel of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017”.
Section 102 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 112) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
“(A) facilitate the sharing of counterterrorism information, and
“(B) combat the threat of terrorism and associated risks to the United States stemming from overseas sources of conflict or terrorism,
as determined by the Secretary.
“(2) PERSONNEL.—In carrying out this subsection, the Secretary may assign personnel from any component of the Department the Secretary determines necessary to participate in the overseas counterterrorism task forces referred to in paragraph (1).”.
Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act and annually thereafter for 3 years, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall report to the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Committee on Foreign Relations, Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate on activities carried out pursuant to subsection (h) of section 102 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 112), as added by section 2 of this Act.
Passed the House of Representatives January 9, 2018.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|