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Text of the GAPS Act

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 28, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 9, 2012 (Introduced).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4005

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 9, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a study and report to Congress on gaps in port security in the United States and a plan to address them.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Gauging American Port Security Act or the GAPS Act.

2.

Study, report, and plan to address gaps in port security

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act the Secretary of Homeland Security shall—

(1)

conduct a study of, and submit to the Congress a classified report on, remaining gaps in port security in the United States; and

(2)

include in such report a prioritization of such gaps and a plan for addressing them.