Bills to Shield the Homeland


The Homeland Security Committee continues to pass bipartisan legislation that seeks to secure America’s borders, protect against cyber attacks, ensure that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security runs efficiently, and shield the homeland from both international and domestic threats. The Homeland Security Committee passed 92 bills through the House; 6 of those bills became public law (P.L.).   115th Congress   Public Laws (6) H.R. 366, DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess (SAVE) Act, introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), passed the House on January 31, 2017; passed the Senate on May 2, 2017; House passed the amended Senate version on May 23, 2017; signed into law

H.R. 2825, Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act of 2017


The United States faces dynamic national security challenges brought forth by Islamist terrorists, human traffickers, drug smugglers, and nation-states waging a silent war in cyberspace. These adversaries are constantly looking for ways to inflict as much damage as possible, and over the tenure of this Committee we’ve sadly had too many wake up calls. After the 9/11 attacks, our national leaders decided that one of the best ways to protect our country was with the creation of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS). While we are stronger and better prepared today, America’s enemies have proven to be very agile. However, we can stay ahead of these ever-evolving

Capitol Hill National Security Forum 2018


  Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) present the second annual, bipartisan Capitol Hill National Security Forum (CHNSF) will gather national leaders and key stakeholders to address the state of our nation’s security and discuss ideas and policies for improving U.S. defenses at home and abroad. The CHNSF will be held in the Congressional Auditorium of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday, June 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   *REGISTRATION REQUIRED LIVE STREAM 2018 event schedule   9:30

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