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USSB1768PassNational Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 to expand activities under the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to include: (1) gathering information...
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2018-12-11
Became Public Law No: 115-307.
USHB7213EngrossCountering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, headed by an Assistant Secretary. The Ass...
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2018-12-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB3706IntroUnited States Ports of Entry Threat and Operational Review Act
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2018-12-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3707IntroPublic-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act
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2018-12-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6439EngrossBiometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Biometric Identification...
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2018-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 724.
USHB5206EngrossOBIM Authorization Act of 2018 Office of Biometric Identity Management Authorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish within the Management Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) t...
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2018-12-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 717.
USHB7188IntroChemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act
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2018-11-29
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB7183IntroFederal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act
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2018-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USSB3405IntroProtecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2018
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2018-11-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 670.
USHB1675IntroNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill: (1) directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect co...
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2018-11-16
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 28, 2018.
USHB3359PassCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to redesignate the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) National Protection and Programs Directorate as the Cybersecurity an...
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2018-11-16
Became Public Law No: 115-278.
USHB4177IntroPREPARE Act of 2017 Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to establish the Interagency Council on Extreme Weather Resilience, Preparedness, and ...
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2018-11-14
House Committee on Oversight and Government Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 28, 2018.
USHB5079EngrossDHS Field Engagement Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop or update not less frequently than once every five years a strategy for DHS engagement ...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 642.
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act DIVISION A--HOMELAND SECURITY TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY HEADQUARTERS Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 Subtitle A--H...
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2018-11-13
By Senator Johnson from Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-351.
USHB7114IntroNatural Disaster Safe Inmate Relocation Act This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to encourage states and localities that receive assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to adopt...
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2018-11-05
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB7111IntroTransparent Disaster Relief Act of 2018
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2018-10-31
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB5990IntroProtecting Our Kids Act This bill requires the Department of Education to coordinate with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to issue guidance on security for schools based on the security standards that DHS issues for federal buildings.
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB6992IntroProtecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2018
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2018-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Committee
USHB7053IntroDEBRIS Act Diversifying Emergency Benchmarks for the Recovery of Individuals after Storms Act This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President to provide disaster relief assistance to ind...
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2018-10-09
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB3556IntroDEBRIS Act Diversifying Emergency Benchmarks for the Recovery of Individuals after Storms Act This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President to provide disaster relief assistance to ind...
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2018-10-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6920IntroSchool Security is Homeland Security Grant Act of 2018
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2018-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB6919IntroCLASS Act of 2018 Coordinating and Leveraging Activities for School Security Act
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2018-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB7024IntroFederal Flood Management Act of 2018 This bill directs executive agencies, including military departments, to reduce the risk of flood losses, minimize flood impacts, and restore and preserve natural floodplains. Agencies must also: (1) evaluate the ...
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2018-10-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6664IntroThreat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish within itself a Joint Threat Assessment and Management Task Force, which shall provide recommendations to Congress and DHS ...
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6620EngrossProtecting Critical Infrastructure Against Drones and Emerging Threats Act
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2018-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6735EngrossPublic-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) establish a policy applicable to individuals and entities that reports security vulnerabilities on DHS public websites, (2) develop a pro...
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2018-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1087IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that sea level rise and flooding are of urgent concern impacting Florida that require proactive measures for community planning and the State's tourism-based economy to adapt. Acknowledges the sign...
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2018-09-26
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSR650IntroA resolution recognizing the 1-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. Recognizes the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey and expresses condolences to the victims. Reaffirms the commitment of the Senate to: (1) stand by the people of Texas and Lou...
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2018-09-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6311; text: CR S6308-6309)
USSR652IntroA resolution remembering the 1-year anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Irma in Florida. Recognizes the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Irma in Florida and honors the victims who lost their lives. Reaffirms the commitment of the Senate to: (1)...
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2018-09-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6311; text: CR S6309)
USSR651IntroA resolution marking 1 year since the landfall of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands. Recognizes that September 20, 2018, marks one year since the landfall of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Honors the victims of Hurr...
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2018-09-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6311; text: CR S6309)
USHB6859IntroCOMPROMISO Act Continuing Our Mission in Puerto Rico to Optimize and Modernize Infrastructure and Sustain Obligations Act This bill directs that the federal share of assistance, including direct federal assistance, provided for Puerto Rico in connect...
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2018-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB6401IntroPreventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSR641IntroA resolution marking 1 year since the landfall of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands. Recognizes that September 20, 2018, marks one year since the landfall of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Honors the victims of Hurr...
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2018-09-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6198EngrossCountering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, headed by an Assistant Secretary...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6063IntroTo enact certain existing laws relating to domestic security as title 6, United States Code, "Domestic Security", and to make technical amendments to improve the United States Code. This bill restates and enacts certain existing laws relating to dome...
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2018-09-13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USSB2836IntroPreventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6776IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security. Provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight for: the Office of the Secret...
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2018-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 739.
USHB6400EngrossUnited States Ports of Entry Threat and Operational Review Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to submit to the congressional homeland security and tax committees a threat and operational analysis of U.S. air, land...
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6447EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to designate a career appointee of D...
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6438EngrossDHS Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to designate a DHS official as the Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Coo...
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5869EngrossMaritime Border Security Review Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to submit to Congress a maritime border (i.e., the transit zone and the borders and territorial waters of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4581EngrossScreening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism scree...
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2018-09-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 566.
USSB3403IntroClean Air Refugee Assistance Act of 2018 This bill authorizes the President, in carrying out the Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to provide transitional shelter assistance to individuals l...
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2018-08-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6650IntroNational Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-08-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB6555IntroDHS Cybersecurity On-the-Job Training and Employment Apprentice Program Act
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2018-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Committee
USHB6408IntroACE Act Allies Countering Extremism Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 regarding the promoting antiterrorism through the international cooperation program to allow France and Germany to be included as foreign partners. The bill au...
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2018-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence Committee
USHB4567EngrossDHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), by 90 days after the submission of the 3-year strategy for DHS international programs required under the National Defense Authorizati...
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2018-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 548.
USHB6455IntroNational Urban Search and Rescue Response System Reauthorization Act This bill amends the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2022 the Urban Search and Rescue Response System.
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2018-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB6366IntroDarren Drake Act Darren Drake Combatting 21st Century Weapons of Terror Act
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2018-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB5846EngrossPromoting Flood Risk Mitigation Act This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study to assess: (1) the efficacy of practices or programs under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides assistance to...
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2018-07-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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