H.R.2454 – Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017

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Week ending September 15, 2017

H.R.2454 – Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017


HR2454 would ‘direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a data framework to provide access for appropriate personnel to law enforcement and other information of the Department, and for other purposes.’

‘In general.—The Secretary of Homeland Security shall develop a data framework to integrate existing Department of Homeland Security datasets and systems, as appropriate, for access by authorized personnel in a manner consistent with relevant legal authorities and privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties policies and protections. In developing such framework, the Secretary shall ensure, in accordance with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, the following information is included:

(1) All information acquired, held, or obtained by an office or component of the Department that falls within the scope of the information sharing environment, including homeland security information, terrorism information, weapons of mass destruction information, and national intelligence.

(2) Any information or intelligence relevant to priority mission needs and capability requirements of the homeland security enterprise, as determined appropriate by the Secretary.’

 (Full text of H.R. 2454 congress.gov)

Sponsor: Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] (Introduced 05/16/2017)



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

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