Homeland Security Committee to Markup Legislation on DHS Acquisition, CFATS, IPAWS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the Committee on Homeland Security will hold a markup to consider the following legislation.

WEDNESDAY, April 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Homeland Security Committee

Markup

311 Cannon House Office Building

  • H.R. 4228, the “DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency Act,” introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Subcommittee Ranking Member Ron Barber (D-AZ), and Congressman Steve Daines (R-MT), to require the Department of Homeland Security to improve discipline, accountability, and transparency in acquisition program management. An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected to be offered by Subcommittee Chairman Duncan.
  • H.R. 4007, the “Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014,” introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Patrick Meehan (R-PA), to recodify and reauthorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program. An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected to be offered by Subcommittee Chairman Meehan.
  • H.R. 3283, the “Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2013,” introduced by Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to modernize and implement the national integrated public alert and warning system to disseminate homeland security information and other information, and for other purposes. An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected to be offered by Subcommittee Chairman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN).

*LIVE video of the markup will be available here.

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