03.28.12

Markup: H.R. 3563, H.R. 2764, H.R. 3140, H.R. 2179

March 28, 2012 2:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

The Committee on Homeland Security met in open markup session at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in 311 Cannon House Office Building and considered the following measures:

Opening Statements

Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman

 

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  • H.R. 3563, Integrated Public Alert Warning System Modernization Act of 2011

    H.R. 3563, (Mr. Bilirakis) To authorize the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) to ensure the timely and effective distribution of alerts and warnings; was reported to the House with a favorable recommendation, amended, by voice vote.

                      An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (#1): offered by Mr. Bilirakis, agreed to by voice vote.

    Amendment (#1A): offered by Mr. McCaul (TX), agreed to by unanimous consent.

    Amendment (#1B): offered by Mr. Thompson (MS), agreed to by unanimous consent.

    Amendment (#1C): offered by Ms. Richardson (CA), agreed to by unanimous consent.

    Amendment (#1D): offered by Ms. Jackson Lee (TX), agreed to by unanimous consent.

    Amendment (#1E): offered by Ms. Hahn (CA), withdrawn by unanimous consent.

  • H.R. 2764, WMD Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2011

    H.R. 2764, (Mr. Meehan) To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish weapons of mass destruction 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, and for other purposes; was ordered to be reported to the House with a favorable recommendation, amended, by voice vote.

    Amendment (#1): offered by Mr. Clarke (MI), agreed to by voice vote.

  • H.R. 3140, Mass Transit Intelligence Prioritization Act

    H.R. 3140, (Ms. Speier) To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to prioritize the assignment of officers and analysts to certain State and urban area fusion centers to enhance the security of mass transit systems; was ordered to be reported to the House with a favorable recommendation, without amendment, by voice vote.

  • H.R. 2179

    H.R. 2179, (Mr. Miller, (R-FL)) to amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to transfer unclaimed money recovered at airport security checkpoints to United Service Organizations, Incorporated, and for other purposes; was ordered to be reported to the House with a favorable recommendation, amended, by voice vote. 

    An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitue (#1): offered by Mr. Rogers, agreed to by voice vote.

    Amendment (#1A): offered by Ms. Hochul (NY), agreed to by voice vote.

     

    [Summary of Committee Action]