skip to main content

H.R. 4567: DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4567 seeks to build on existing requirements for an updated strategy for Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) overseas footprint, while identifying barriers to information sharing and collaboration among DHS components and other partner entities.

Specifically, the bill requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to brief the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate on personnel with primary duties that take place outside the United States. Additionally, the bill requires the Secretary to submit ...

Sponsor and status

John Katko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2018
Length: 5 pages

Dec 6, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 10, 2018

This bill passed in the House on January 10, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


45% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Dec 6, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 13, 2017
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 9, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jan 10, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 13, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4567 is 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 4567 — 115th Congress: DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017.” 2017. June 20, 2018 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.