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


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 13, 2017 (Referred to Senate Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.

Summary of this bill

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 …


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2443

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 13, 2017

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

AN ACT

To 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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act.

2.

Inventory

(a)

In general

The Secretary of Homeland Security shall, to the extent practicable—

(1)

maintain an inventory of those Department of Homeland Security facilities that the Department certifies to house classified infrastructure or systems at the secret level and above;

(2)

update such inventory on a regular basis; and

(3)

share part or all of such inventory with—

(A)

Department personnel who have been granted the appropriate security clearance;

(B)

non-Federal governmental personnel who have been granted a Top Secret security clearance; and

(C)

other personnel as determined appropriate by the Secretary.

(b)

Inventory

The inventory of facilities described in subsection (a) may include—

(1)

the location of such facilities;

(2)

the attributes of such facilities (including the square footage of, the total capacity of, the number of workstations in, and the number of conference rooms in, such facilities);

(3)

the entities that operate such facilities; and

(4)

the date of establishment of such facilities.

Passed the House of Representatives September 12, 2017.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.