H.R.5099 - Enhancing DHS' Fusion Center Technical Assistance Program Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Estes, Ron [R-KS-4] (Introduced 02/27/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-603|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/20/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5099 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (03/19/2018)
Enhancing DHS' Fusion Center Technical Assistance Program Act
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a fusion center technical assistance program.
DHS, in carrying out the program, shall: (1) provide technical assistance to fusion centers regarding grants administered under the Urban Areas Security Initiative and the Homeland Security Grant Program, terrorism prevention activities, and intelligence and information sharing; (2) provide to fusion centers notice of any changes to such activities; and (3) make available best practices regarding fusion center operations, information sharing and analysis of homeland security threats, and protecting privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.