H.R.4577 – Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017

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H.R.4577 – Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017

Brief

HR 4577 would establish a working group to determine ways to develop a domestic canine breeding network to produce high quality explosives detection canines.

Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, shall establish a working group to determine ways to develop a decentralized domestic canine breeding network to produce high quality explosives detection canines and modernize canine training standards.

Not later than 180 days after the establishment of the working group under subsection (a), such working group shall submit to the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration preliminary behavioral standards, medical standards, and technical standards for the domestic canine breeding network and canine training described in such subsection, including recommendations on how the Transportation Security Administration can engage stakeholders to further the development of such network and training.

(Full text of H.R. 4577 congress.gov)

SponsorRep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] (Introduced 12/06/2017)

Status: Passed House /

VOTES and FLOOR ACTION

HOUSE

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

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COST AND IMPACT

Cost to the taxpayers:  Data not available

Pay-as-you-go requirements:  Data not available

Dynamic Scoring:   Data not available

Regulatory and Other Impact: Data not available

Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

Earmark Certification:  Data not available

Duplication of programs: Data not available

Direct Rule-Making:  Data not available

Advisory Committee Statement: The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the working group established under this Act.

Budget Authority: Data not available

Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.

 

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