About the bill
H.R. 666 requires the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish an insider threat program within the Department, mandates employee education and training programs, and establishes an internal DHS Steering Committee to manage and coordinate the Department’s activities related to insider threats.
The bill requires that the Insider Threat Program provide training and education for Department personnel to identify, prevent, mitigate, and respond to insider threat risks to the Department’s critical assets; provide investigative support regarding potential insider threats that may pose a risk ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 8 pages
Jan 24, 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 January 31, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
Nov 2, 2015
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3361 (114th).
Jan 24, 2017
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Jan 31, 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. 666 (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.
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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