Category Archives: National Security

H.R.3210 – SECRET Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3210 – SECRET Act of 2017 Brief – The bill requires the Director of the National Background Investigations Bureau to submit a report on the backlog of personnel security clearance investigations, and for other purposes. To that end not later than 90 days after the date of enactment […]

H.R.3180 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3180 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Brief – The bill aims to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes […]

HR 2810 Defense Authorization Amendments

An amendment, offered by Mr. Thornberry, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to make several technical and conforming changes to the bill On agreeing to the Thornberry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote. An amendment, offered by Mr. Conaway, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to prohibit […]

HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Brief – (All data; CBO) “H.R. 2810 would authorize appropriations totaling an estimated $689 billion for the military functions of the Department of Defense (DoD), for certain activities of the Department of Energy (DOE), and for other purposes. […]

HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Brief – (All data; CBO) “H.R. 2810 would authorize appropriations totaling an estimated $689 billion for the military functions of the Department of Defense (DoD), for certain activities of the Department of Energy (DOE), and for other purposes. […]

H.R.2200 – Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R.2200 – Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 2200 would reauthorize several programs within the Departments of Justice (DOJ), Health and Human Services (HHS), Homeland Security (DHS), Labor, and State, and the U.S Agency for International Development that combat trafficking […]

H.R.1726 – Coast Guard Improvement and Reform Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.1726 – Coast Guard Improvement and Reform Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 1726 would reorganize, but not substantively alter, provisions of law that govern the authority of the U.S. Coast Guard. The bill would clarify the duties and defense-related responsibilities of that agency and establish a uniform […]

H.R.625 – REPORT Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.625 – REPORT Act Brief – REPORT stands for REPORTING EFFICIENTLY TO PROPER OFFICIALS IN RESPONSE TO TERRORISM. The bill report explains “The purpose of H.R. 625 is to require Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Attorney General, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, […]

H.R.2484 – Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2484 – Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 Brief – The bill aims to ensure that the United States promotes the meaningful participation of women in mediation and negotiation processes seeking to prevent, mitigate, or resolve violent conflict. It shall be the policy of the United States […]

H.R.2283 – DHS MORALE Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2283 – DHS MORALE Act Brief – The bill would ‘amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve morale within the Department of Homeland Security workforce by conferring new responsibilities to the Chief Human Capital Officer, establishing an employee engagement steering committee, requiring action plans, and authorizing […]