H.R.4555 – DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 20

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Week ending January 12, 2018

H.R.4555 – DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017


HR 4455 authorizes the participation in overseas interagency counterterrorism task forces of personnel of the Department of Homeland Security.

To that end The Secretary is authorized to assign Department personnel to participate in overseas interagency counterterrorism task forces to

“(A) facilitate the sharing of counterterrorism information; and

“(B) combat the threat of terrorism and associated risks to the United States stemming from overseas sources of conflict or terrorism, as determined by the Secretary.

The Secretary may assign personnel from any component of the Department the Secretary determines necessary to participate in the overseas counterterrorism task forces

(Full text of H.R. 4555 congress.gov)

SponsorRep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] (Introduced 12/05/2017)

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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