Text: H.R.950 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/07/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 950


To require a report and assessment regarding Department of Homeland Security responses to terrorist threats to Federal elections, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2017

Ms. Jackson Lee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security


A BILL

To require a report and assessment regarding Department of Homeland Security responses to terrorist threats to Federal elections, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Security for the Administration of Federal Election from Terrorists Intervention Act of 2017” or the “SAFETI Act”.

SEC. 2. Report on Department of Homeland Security responses to terrorist threats to Federal elections.

(a) Secretary of Homeland Security.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to the Comptroller General of the United States and Congress a report on actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security relating to terrorist threats to the integrity of elections for Federal office held in 2016.

(b) GAO assessment.—The Comptroller General of the United States shall, upon receipt of the report required pursuant to subsection (a), conduct an assessment of the effectiveness of Department of Homeland Security actions described in such report and include recommendations for improvements as the Comptroller General determines appropriate.