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H.R. 2468 (115th): Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2468 requires the Secretary to develop and disseminate a written Department-wide guidance regarding the processing analysis, production, and dissemination of homeland security information and terrorism information. In addition, the bill requires dedicated staff for the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Intelligence Officer.

The guidance shall include: A description of guiding principles and purposes of the Department’s intelligence enterprise; a summary of the roles and responsibilities of each intelligence component of the Department; rules and regulations for the processing, analysis, and production of such information; rules and regulations for the dissemination of such information; and an assessment and description of how the dissemination to the intelligence community and Federal law enforcement of homeland security information and terrorism information assists such entities in carrying out their respective missions ...

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Scott Perry

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017
Length: 5 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.



May 16, 2017

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May 18, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Sep 12, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

H.R. 2468 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2468. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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

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