H.R. 3361: Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2016

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Nov 2, 2015

This bill passed in the House on November 2, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016
Length: 18 pages

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Insider Threat Program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

On Nov. 2 the House passed a bill to establish a program to detect “insider threats” within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). H.R. 3361: Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2015 is sponsored by the chair of the House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Rep. Peter King (R-NY2).

King offered recent examples of insider spying: NSA contractor Edward ...

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History

Jul 29, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 30, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 2, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 12, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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