Summary: H.R.4581 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (01/09/2018)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations.

DHS shall: (1) make such best practices available to certain countries, including visa waiver program countries; and (2) provide assistance to such countries in implementing such practices.