Posts (Filtered by DHS Management and Acquisitions)

Watchdog Recommendations: A Better Way Ahead to ...

The purpose of this hearing is to examine areas at DHS that are at high-risk of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement and recommendations from the DHS Office of Inspector General and Government ...

February 16, 2017

The Future of FEMA: Stakeholder Recommendations ...

This hearing is the first in series of hearings that will provide recommendations to the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from experts in emergency management. The ...

February 14, 2017

H.R. 347, DHS Acquisition Documentation Integrity ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) requires the Department of Homeland Security Secretary to request component heads to maintain specific types of acquisition ...

January 31, 2017

H.R. 366, DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) directs the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in managing the Department’s vehicle ...

January 31, 2017

H.R. 697, Department of Homeland Security ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) improves the management and administration of the security clearance processes throughout the Department of Homeland Security. Full text of the ...

January 31, 2017

H.R. 6381, DHS Reform and Improvement Act

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) includes provisions necessary to update, reform, and improve the operations of the Department of Homeland Security and its components to address the ...

November 30, 2016

McCaul Warns DHS on “Burrowing” Political ...

Washington, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson today calling on him to enforce ...

November 23, 2016

Committee Releases DHS Overhead Waste Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)—the nation’s third largest federal department—continues to struggle with challenges from its initial integration of twenty-two ...

August 2, 2016

In The Wake of Brussels Terror Attacks, Committee ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The day after terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium killed dozens and wounded hundreds more, the Homeland Security Committee today advanced seven important pieces of legislation ...

March 23, 2016

H.R. 4785, the DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess ...

A bill to be introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), directs the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in managing the Department’s ...

March 17, 2016

DHS in Today’s Dangerous World: Examining the ...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is the front line for our homeland defenses. Despite some bright spots, President Obama’s proposal is not a serious budget. The Fiscal Year 2017 DHS budget ...

March 16, 2016

Probing DHS’s Botched Management of the Human ...

The hearing will review findings by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s failure to oversee and update key human capital systems and processes.

February 25, 2016

6 Foreign Fighter Task Force & 2 Homeland ...

H.R. 4408, the National Strategy to Combat Terrorist Travel Act of 2016, to be introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) H.R. 4407, the Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2016, to ...

February 2, 2016

H.R. 4398, the DHS Acquisition Documentation ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), requires documentation for major acquisition programs. Full text of the DHS Human Trafficking Prevention Act of 2016, as introduced on ...

February 1, 2016

Driving Away with Taxpayer Dollars: DHS’s ...

This hearing will examine recent findings by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General regarding mismanagement of the Federal Protective Service’s (FPS) vehicle fleet.

December 3, 2015

H.R. 3875, the Department of Homeland Security ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), establishes a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Office (CBRNE) within the Department of Homeland Security. Full text of ...

October 29, 2015

H.R. 3859, The HSA Technical Corrections Act

A bill introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), makes technical corrections to the Homeland Security Act (HSA) of 2002. Full text of the H.R. 3859, the HSA Technical Corrections ...

October 29, 2015

McCaul Statement on Secret Service Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General's (IG) report on ...

October 1, 2015

H.R. 3572, the DHS Headquarters Reform and ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), to reform, streamline, and make improvements to the Department of Homeland Security and to support their efforts to implement better policy, ...

September 24, 2015

H.R. 3598, the Fusion Center Enhancement Act of ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), enhances the partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and the National Network of Fusion Centers. Full text of the H.R. 3598, the ...

September 24, 2015

H.R. 3586, the Border and Maritime Coordination ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), improves border and maritime security coordination in the Department of Homeland Security. Full text H.R. 3586 as introduced on September 22, ...

September 24, 2015