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 to the Department’s critical assets; and conduct risk mitigation activities for insider threats.
The bill requires the Steering Committee, chaired by the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, to meet regularly and discuss cases and issues related to insider ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.
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3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
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)
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Jul 23, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3907 (116th).
H.R. 666 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 666. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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