H.R.2169 – Improving Fusion Centers’ Access to Information Act

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H.R.2169 – Improving Fusion Centers’ Access to Information Act


The bill aims to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance information sharing in the Department of Homeland Security State, Local, and Regional Fusion Center Initiative, and for other purposes.

The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 124h) is amended by inserting before the semicolon at the end the following: “and conduct outreach to such fusion centers to identify any gaps in information sharing and consult with other Federal agencies to develop methods to address such gaps, as appropriate”; and to add to “identify Federal databases and information systems, including systems used, operated, or managed by Department components, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of the Treasury, that are appropriate for inclusion in the information sharing environment and coordinate with the appropriate Federal agency to deploy or access such systems”

 (Full text of H.R. 2169 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 04/26/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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