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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 May 16, 2017 (Introduced).

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 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 2017

(for himself and Mr. McCaul) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

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, acting through the Chief Security Officer of the Department of Homeland Security, shall—

(1)

maintain an inventory of all facilities certified by the Department to host infrastructure or systems classified above the Secret level; and

(2)

update such inventory on a regular basis.

(b)

Contents

The inventory required under subsection (a) shall include the location of such facilities, an identification of the entities operating such facilities, and date of establishment of such facilities.

(c)

Dissemination

The Chief Security Officer of the Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis of the Department, may share part or all of the inventory carried out under this section, in accordance with standard information sharing procedures and policies, with the following:

(1)

Appropriate Department component agencies and field personnel.

(2)

Appropriate State, local, tribal, and territorial personnel eligible to apply for a Top Secret security clearance sponsored by the Department.