skip to main content

H.R. 678: Department of Homeland Security Support to Fusion Centers Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 678 requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct an assessment of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees, including those from DHS components, detailed to fusion centers to determine whether additional personnel should be detailed to such centers.

The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that any program established by the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A;) to provide state and local analysts located in fusion centers access to classified information be consistent with an Executive Order regarding the classification, safeguarding, and declassification of national security ...

Your organization’s position statement could be here! Register your organization as a stakeholder...

Sponsor and status

Martha McSally

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 8 pages

Jan 24, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 31, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 31, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


41% chance of being according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 24, 2017

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

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.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 678 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. 678 — 115th Congress: Department of Homeland Security Support to Fusion Centers Act of 2017.” 2017. February 19, 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.