H.R.4581 - Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] (Introduced 12/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-493|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/13/2018 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.4581 — 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 the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017”.
(a) In general.—Not later than 270 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations.
(1) make available to certain countries, including visa waiver program countries under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1187), the best practices required under subsection (a); and
(2) provide assistance to such countries in implementing such best practices.
Passed the House of Representatives January 9, 2018.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|