Bills to Shield the Homeland

The Homeland Security Committee continues to pass bipartisan legislation that seeks to secure America’s borders, protect against cyber attacks, ensure that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security runs efficiently, and shield the homeland from both international and domestic threats.

 

115th Congress

Public Laws

H.R. 366, DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess (SAVE) Act, introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), passed the House on January 31, 2017; passed the Senate on May 2, 2017; House passed the amended Senate version on May 23, 2017; signed into law on June 6, 2017 (P.L. 115-38).

H.R. 1238, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act,  introduced by Rep. David Young (R-IA), passed the House on March 22, 2017; passed the Senate on May 24, 2017; House passed the amended Senate version on June 20, 2017; signed into law on June 30, 2017 (P.L. 115-43).

 

Passed by the House

H.R. 58, First Responder Identification of Emergency Needs in Disaster Situations (FRIENDS) Act, introduced by Rep. Jackson Lee (D-TX), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 239, Support for Rapid Innovation Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX), passed the House on January 10, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 240, Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX), passed the House on January 10, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 347, DHS Acquisition Documentation Integrity Act, introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 366, DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess (SAVE) Act, introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 437, Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act, introduced by Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 505, Border Security Technology Accountability Act, introduced by Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 526, Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 549, Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act, introduced by Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 584, Cyber Preparedness Act, introduced by Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 612, United States-Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act, introduced by Rep. James Langevin (D-RI), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 625, Reporting Efficiently to Proper Officials in Response to Terrorism Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA), passed the House on June 20, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 642, Fusion Center Enhancement Act, introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 655, Securing the Cities Act, introduced by Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 665, Airport Perimeter and Access Control Security Act, introduced by Rep. William Keating (D-MA), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 666, Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Peter King (R-NY), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 697, Department of Homeland Security Clearance Management and Administration Act, introduced by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), passed the House on January 31, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 876, Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), passed the House on April 25, 2017 by a vote of 409-0.

H.R. 1249, DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), passed the House on March 20, 2017 by a vote of 409-0.

H.R. 1252, DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA), passed the House on March 20, 2017 by a vote of 407-1.

H.R. 1282, DHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Thomas Garrett (R-VA), passed the House on June 21, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 1294, Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act, introduced by Rep. John Rutherford (R-FL), passed the House on March 20, 2017 by a vote of 408-0.

H.R. 1297, Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), passed the House on March 21, 2017 by a vote of 415-0.

H.R. 1309, TSA Administrator Modernization Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), passed the House on March 20, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 1353, Transparency in Technological Acquisitions Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), passed the House on March 21, 2017 by a vote of 414-2.

H.R. 1365, Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Innovation Act, introduced by Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA), passed the House on March 24, 2017 by a vote of 424-0.

H.R. 1370, Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), passed the House on May 23, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 1372, Homeland Security for Children Act, introduced by Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ), passed the House on April 25, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 2131, Fixing Internal Response to Misconduct Act, introduced by Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA), passed the House on June 21, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 2132, Traveler Redress Improvement Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), passed the House on June 20, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 2190, Streamlining DHS Overhead Act, introduced by Rep. John Rutherford (R-FL), passed the House on June 20, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 2281, Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX), passed the House on May 17, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 2283, Department of Homeland Security Morale, Recognition, Learning and Engagement Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), passed the House on June 20, 2017 by voice vote.

H.R. 2825, Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), passed the House on July 20, 2017 by a vote of 386-41.

 

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