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Markup of H.R. 2825, the Department of Homeland ...

The Committee on Homeland Security will meet in open markup session on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 12:00 p.m and subsequent days as may be necessary, in room 210 of the House Visitors Center. The ...

June 14, 2017

Department of Homeland Security Reauthorization ...

The purpose of this hearing is to hear from Secretary John Kelly on the Administration’s priorities for the Department of Homeland Security.  We will examine ways Congress can ensure the ...

June 7, 2017

Markup of H.Res. 235

The Committee will markup H.Res. 235, introduced by Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, directing the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating ...

April 5, 2017

A Borderless Battle: Defending Against Cyber ...

The purpose of this hearing is to discuss with cybersecurity experts the evolving cyber threat landscape and the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) civilian cyber defense mission. ...

March 22, 2017

Markup of H.R. 876, H.R. 1238, H.R. 1249, H.R. ...

H.R. 0876, Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) H.R. 1238, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act, introduced by Rep. David ...

March 8, 2017

Ending the Crisis: America’s Borders and the ...

This hearing will examine gaps in our security at the Southern border and what we need to do to put us on a path to security. We will hear from front line law enforcement who live on the border and ...

February 7, 2017

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

The organizational meeting will cover matters relating to the Committee’s rules, structure, oversight plan, and other administrative requirements.   The Homeland Security Committee met ...

February 1, 2017

Congress Continues to Act to Address the Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of recent terror attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minneapolis, it’s important to take stock of the hard work the House of Representatives has done and continues to ...

October 7, 2016

McCaul on Administration Secretly Lifting ...

WASHINGTON D.C.– Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement in regards to new information that the Obama Administration secretly lifted sanctions on certain Iranian ...

September 30, 2016

Stopping the Next Attack: How to Keep Our City ...

The purpose of the hearing is to highlight the importance of strengthening preparedness, prevention, and response efforts, from the perspective of local law enforcement officials, and their ...

September 21, 2016

Shutting Down Terrorist Pathways into America

This hearing will examine the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) capabilities to identify and track foreign fighters and other bad actors attempting to enter the United States. We will also ...

September 14, 2016

Markup: H.R. 5065, H.R. 5346, H.R. 5459, H.R. ...

H.R. 5065, Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act, introduced by Rep. Herrera Beutler (R-WA) H.R. 5346, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act, introduced by Rep. David Young ...

September 13, 2016

H.R. 5877, United States-Israel Advanced Research ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) to promote cooperative homeland security research and antiterrorism programs relating to cybersecurity, and for other purposes. Full text of the ...

September 9, 2016

Worldwide Threats to the Homeland: ISIS and the ...

This hearing will examine current threats to the U.S. homeland, especially from radical Islamist terrorists, and will review the efforts of the federal government to counter other emerging threats. ...

July 14, 2016

McCaul Statement on Dallas Police Ambush

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement after law enforcement officials were targeted and shot in Dallas: Chairman McCaul: ...

July 8, 2016

H.R. 5471, Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) responds to the high terror threat environment with measures to enhance security here at home by bolster efforts to ...

June 15, 2016

Leader McCarthy and Chairman McCaul Announce ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the House’s upcoming vote ...

June 14, 2016

Markup: H.R. 5064, H.R. 5253, H.R. 5390, H.R. ...

H.R. 5064, Improving Small Business Cyber Security Act of 2016, introduced by Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY) H.R. 5253, Strong Visa Integrity Secures America Act, introduced by Rep. Will Hurd ...

June 8, 2016

H.R. 5389, Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) encourages engagement between the Department of Homeland Security and innovative and emerging technology developers and firms. Full text of ...

June 6, 2016

H.R. 5388, Support for Rapid Innovation Act of ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for innovative research and fundamental development. Full text of the Support for Rapid ...

June 6, 2016

H.R. 5390, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency of the Department of Homeland ...

June 6, 2016