H.R.4569 - Counterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] (Introduced 12/06/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-491|
|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.4569 — 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 require counterterrorism information sharing coordination, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Counterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act of 2017”.
(a) In general.—The President, acting though the Secretary of Homeland Security, shall ensure that, for counterterrorism purposes, the Department of the Homeland Security has access to biographic and biometric data collected by the United States Government on individuals associated with a terrorist organization.
(b) Coordination.—The President shall direct the heads of relevant Federal departments and agencies to coordinate with the Secretary of Homeland Security to minimize and overcome any administrative, technical, capacity, or classification challenges to carrying out subsection (a).
(c) Protections.—The Secretary of Homeland Security shall ensure that all relevant laws, rules, and procedures, including the section 552(a) of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the “Privacy Act” or the “Privacy Act of 1974”), regarding classification levels and civil rights and civil liberties are followed while seeking to carry out subsection (a).
(1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall, consistent with the protection of classified information, 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 implementation of this section.
(2) CONTENTS.—The report required under paragraph (1) shall include a description of how the data referred to in subsection (a) is utilized for Department of Homeland Security screening and vetting purposes and any challenges associated with incorporating such data into departmental screening and vetting systems.
Passed the House of Representatives January 9, 2018.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|