Summary: H.R.1589 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/07/2019)

CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2019

This bill expands the functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security related to homeland-security focused intelligence and information sharing.

The office shall

  • support intelligence analysis and risk assessment of terrorist actors, their claims, and their plans to conduct attacks involving chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear materials against the United States;
  • support intelligence analysis and risk assessment of global infectious disease, public health, food, agricultural, and veterinary issues; and
  • share information and provide tailored analytical support on these threats to state, local, tribal, and territorial authorities and to relevant national biosecurity and biodefense stakeholders and other federal agencies.