To authorize the development of open-source software based on certain systems of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State to facilitate the vetting of travelers against terrorist watchlists and law enforcement databases, enhance border management, and improve targeting and analysis, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 24, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 13, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4403 (114th).
May 24, 2017
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H.R. 2627 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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