Category Archives: National Security

H.R.2061 – North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 29, 2017 H.R.2061 – North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017 Brief – This bill reauthorizes 2004 law that was based on “The North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 (22 U.S.C. 7801 et seq.), the North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–346), and the […]

H.R.3697 – Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.3697 – Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act Brief – HR 3697 would ‘amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to aliens associated with criminal gangs, and for other purposes.’ “The term ‘criminal gang’ means an ongoing group, club, organization, or association of 5 or more persons […]

H.R.3284 – Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.3284 – Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act of 2017 Brief – The purpose of H.R. 3284 is to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series. (JCTAWS) To that end ‘JCTAWS brings together a wide range of first responders including […]

H.R.2471 – TRACER Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2471 – TRACER Act Brief – HR 2471 would ‘direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to share with State, local, and regional fusion centers release information from a Federal correctional facility, including name, charging date, and expected place and date of release, of certain individuals who may pose […]

H.R.2470 – Homeland Threat Assessment Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2470 – Homeland Threat Assessment Act Brief – HR2470 requires an annual homeland threat assessment. To that end ‘Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this section and for each of the next five fiscal years (beginning in the fiscal year that begins […]

H.R.2468 – Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2468 – Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act Brief – 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 […]

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

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2454 – Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017 Brief – 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 […]

H.R.2453 – DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2453 – DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017 Brief – HR 2453 aims amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program in the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. The Secretary shall establish an Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program […]

H.R.2443 – Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2443 – Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act Brief – HR 2443 would ‘require an inventory of all facilities certified by the Department of Homeland Security to host infrastructure or systems classified above the Secret level, and for other purposes.’ To that end The Secretary of […]

H.R.2442 – FIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2442 – FIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act Brief – “For each of fiscal years 2018 through 2022, the Assistant Secretary for State and Local Law Enforcement shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and […]