H.R. 240, Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2017

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A bill introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to engage with innovative and emerging technology developers and firms, including technology-based small businesses and startup ventures, to address homeland security needs and develop, submit to Congress, and implement a DHS-wide strategy to proactively engage with such developers and firms that focuses on sustainable methods and guidance to build relationships to establish, develop, and enhance DHS capabilities to address such needs.

Full text of the Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2017 introduced on January 3, 2017