H. R. 4038
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 12, 2017
Mr. McCaul (for himself and Mr. Thompson of Mississippi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reassert article I authorities over the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
DHS Accountability Enhancement Act.
Section 872 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 452) is repealed and the item relating to such section in the table of contents in section 1(b) of such Act is struck.
Technical and conforming amendments
The Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended—
in section 506 (6 U.S.C. 316)—
by striking subsection (b); and
by redesignating subsections (c) and (d) as subsections (b) and (c), respectively;
in section 702(b) (6 U.S.C. 342(b)), by amending paragraph (4) to read as follows:
The Secretary may allocate or reallocate the functions of the Office, or discontinue the Office.
in paragraph (3) of section 2006(b) (6 U.S.C. 607(b)), by striking
sections 506(c)(2) and inserting