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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

House Passes Six Committee Bills to Protect the ...

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed six bills to improve various Department of Homeland Security (DHS) efforts to keep us safe. These bipartisan bills seek to provide ...

September 27, 2016

Value of DHS’ Vulnerability Assessments in ...

The purpose of this hearing is to examine threats to the  nation’s critical infrastructure, including threats from terrorists and nation state actors. The Subcommittee will examine the ...

July 12, 2016

H.R. 5391, Gains in Global Nuclear Detection ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance certain duties of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. Full text of the Gains in Global ...

June 6, 2016

Border Security Gadgets, Gizmos, and Information: ...

Technology such as cameras, night vision devices, motion sensors, and surveillance equipment has become a key element of security operations across the rugged terrain of the southwest border. It ...

May 24, 2016

Oversight of Federal Efforts to Address ...

Recently, the Government Accountability Office completed a review of the federal efforts to counter electromagnetic risks, such as an electromagnetic pulse (EMP), to the nation’s critical ...

May 17, 2016

FEMA Struggles to Meet Information Technology ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) critical mission to prepare for and respond to emergencies depends on vital information technology systems. A new ...

May 7, 2016

Pipelines: Securing the Veins of the American ...

Over 2.6 million miles of pipelines transport energy within the United States. This hearing will examine how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) works with pipeline stakeholders to ...

April 19, 2016

Cyber Preparedness and Response at the Local Level

This field hearing, occurring at 11 a.m. CT and 12 p.m. ET, will provide Members an understanding of how State and local officials prepare for, respond to and investigate cyber incidents. ...

April 7, 2016

Brooks to Hold Field Hearing on Mass Gathering ...

Tomorrow, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications will hold a field hearing to examine the coordinated security efforts of federal, state and local entities for mass ...

September 14, 2015

House Homeland Security Committee Schedule for ...

The House Homeland Security Committee has announced the following events for next week. TUESDAY, June 10 at 10:00 a.m. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications ...

September 14, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing on Military’s Role in ...

** The hearing will be streamed live here ** Wednesday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m. ET Defense Support of Civil Authorities: A Vital Resource in the Nation’s Homeland Security ...

June 9, 2015

House Committee on Homeland Security Schedule for ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following hearing for next week which will be streamed live here. Wednesday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m. ...

June 5, 2015

Markup: HR 1300, HR 1615, HR 1626, HR 1633, HR ...

The Committee on Homeland Security will meet in open markup session on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., and subsequent days as may be necessary, in 311 Cannon House Office Building to consider ...

May 20, 2015

Committee to Markup Eleven Homeland Security Bills

** The markup will be streamed live here ** Wednesday, May 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET Markup Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) 311 Cannon House Office ...

May 19, 2015

Week Ahead: Committee Schedule for May 18 – May ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following events for next week which will be streamed live here.   Tuesday, May 19 at 10:00 ...

May 15, 2015

Subcommittee Markup: H.R. 1300, H.R. 2200, H.R. ...

The Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications will meet in open markup session on Thursday, May 15, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., and subsequent ...

May 14, 2015

Homeland Security Subcommittee to Markup First ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications will hold a markup to consider the following ...

May 13, 2015

Week Ahead: Committee Schedule for May 11 – May ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following event for next week which will be streamed live here.  Wednesday, May ...

May 8, 2015

H.R. 2200, CBRN Intelligence and Information ...

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear intelligence and information sharing functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of ...

May 1, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Strategic Perspectives on ...

Subcommittee Chairman Martha McSally, R-Ariz., on the hearing: “The risk of a biological terrorist attack to America is an urgent and serious threat. A bioattack could cause illness and even kill ...

April 22, 2015