05.20.15

Markup: HR 1300, HR 1615, HR 1626, HR 1633, HR 1637, HR 1640, HR 1646, HR 1738, HR 2200, HR 2206, HR 2390

May 20, 2015 3:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

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 the following measures:

Opening Statements

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, Chairman 
Opening Statement [PDF]

Summary

Summary of Committee Action  [PDF]

Live Stream

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  • H.R. 1300, Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y), to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to make anthrax vaccines and antimicrobials available to emergency response providers. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1300 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 1300, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. King of New York; was AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1300, Amendment #1A, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

  • H.R. 1615, Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.), to direct the Chief FOIA Officer of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in the implementation of section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act). The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1615 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 1615, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Carter of Georgia, was AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1615, Amendment #1A, en bloc amendment 1, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1615, Amendment #1A, en bloc amendment 2, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

  • H.R. 1626, Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), to reduce duplication of information technology at the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1626 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 1626, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Hurd of Texas; was AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1626, Amendment #1A, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

  • H.R. 1633, Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), to provide for certain improvements relating to the tracking and reporting of employees of the Department of Homeland Security placed on administrative leave, or any other type of paid non-duty status without charge to leave, for personnel matters. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1633 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 1633, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Loudermilk, was AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1633, Amendment #1A, offered by Mrs. Torres to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1633, Amendment #1B, offered by Mrs. Watson Coleman to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1633, Amendment #1C, offered by Mrs. Watson Coleman to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was WITHDRAWN by unanimous consent. [PDF]

  • H.R. 1637, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), to require annual reports on the activities and accomplishments of federally funded research and development centers within the Department of Homeland Security. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1637 to the House, without amendment, by voice vote.

  • H.R. 1640, Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.), to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit to Congress a report on the Department of Homeland Security headquarters consolidation project in the National Capital Region. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1640 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 1640, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Walker, was AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1640, Amendment #1A, en bloc amendment 1, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1640, Amendment #1A, en bloc amendment 2, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

  • H.R. 1646, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.), to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to research how small and medium sized unmanned aerial systems could be used in an attack, how to prevent or mitigate the effects of such an attack. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1646 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 1646, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mrs. Watson Coleman, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

  • H.R. 1738, Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to modernize and implement the national integrated public alert and warning system to disseminate homeland security information and other information. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 1738 to the House, amended, by voice vote. 

    H.R. 1738, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Ms. McSally, was AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 1738, Amendment #1A, offered by Mr. Payne to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

  • H.R. 2200, Rep. Matha McSally (R-Ariz.), 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 the Department of Homeland Security and to require dissemination of information analyzed by the Department to entities with responsibilities relating to homeland security. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 2200 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 2200, Amendment #1, Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Ms. McSally, was AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote. [PDF]

    H.R. 2200, Amendment #1A, offered by Mr. Higgins to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

     

  • H.R. 2206, Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require recipients of State Homeland Security Grant Program funding to preserve and strengthen interoperable emergency communications capabilities. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 2206 to the House, amended, by voice vote.

    H.R. 2206, Amendment #1, offered by Mr. Loudermilk, was AGREED TO by voice vote. [PDF]

  • H.R. 2390, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), to require a review of university-based centers for homeland security. The Committee favorably reported H.R. 2390 to the House, without amendment, by voice vote.