H.R.2468 – Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act

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Week ending September 15, 2017

H.R.2468 – Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act


HR2468 would ‘amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a homeland intelligence doctrine for the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.’

To that end;

Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this section, the Secretary, acting through the Chief Intelligence Officer of the Department, shall develop and disseminate written Department-wide guidance for the processing, analysis, production, and dissemination of homeland security information…and terrorism information.

Contents.—The guidance required … shall, at a minimum, include the following:

“(1) A description of guiding principles and purposes of the Department’s intelligence enterprise.

“(2) A summary of the roles and responsibilities of each intelligence component of the Department and programs of the intelligence components of the Department in the processing, analysis, production, or dissemination of homeland security information and terrorism information.

“(3) Rules and regulations for the processing, analysis, and production of such information.

“(4) Rules and regulations for the dissemination of such information, including within the Department, among and between Federal departments and agencies, among and between State, local, tribal, and territorial governments, including law enforcement, and with foreign partners and the private sector.

“(5) An assessment and description of how the dissemination to the intelligence community (as such term is defined in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3003(4))) and Federal law enforcement of homeland security information and terrorism information assists such entities in carrying out their respective missions.

 (Full text of H.R. 2468 congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-4] (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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