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H.R. 2443 (115th): Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2433, requires the Chief Security Officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to maintain and update an inventory of all facilities certified by DHS to host infrastructure or systems classified above the Secret level, and may share part of all of the inventory in accordance with standard information sharing procedures and policies with appropriate Departmental and State and local personnel. The inventory should include the location, operating entities, and date of establishment of such facilities.

A report by the Inspectors General of the Intelligence Community, DHS, and the Department of Justice found that, while counterterrorism information is usually classified at the Top Secret level, DHS personnel lack sufficient access to Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) where this information can be shared in the field.[1]

H.R. 2433 seeks to …

Sponsor and status

Lou Barletta

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 16, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


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What legislators are saying

Barletta Honors Law Enforcement in Recognition of National Police Week
    — Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2018

House Passes 9 Counterterrorism Bills to Protect our Communities
    — Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2017

The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of September 11, 2017
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Sep 11, 2017

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May 16, 2017

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May 18, 2017
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Sep 12, 2017
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H.R. 2443 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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