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H.R. 4038: DHS Accountability Enhancement Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Oct 23, 2017.


(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

DHS Accountability Enhancement Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to repeal provisions authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to allocate or reallocate functions among DHS officers and to establish, consolidate, alter, or discontinue organizational units within DHS only if: (1) the pertinent reorganization plan submitted to Congress contains specified elements; and (2) 60 days have expired after the Secretary has provided notice of, including the rationale for, the action to the appropriate congressional committees.