H. Rept. 115-120 1 (2017-05-16)

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                     115TH CONGRESS                                          REPORT
                        1st Session    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES              115-120







                     IMPROVING FUSION CENTERS' ACCESS TO INFORMATION
                                                     ACT



                      MAY 16, 2017.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of
                                        the Union and ordered to be printed



                          Mr. MCCAUL, from the Committee on Homeland Security,
                                           submitted the following


                                              REPORT

                                            [To accompany H.R. 2169]

                               [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

                       The Committee on Homeland Security, to whom was referred the
                     bill (H.R. 2169) to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to en-
                     hance information sharing in the Department of Homeland Secu-
                     rity State, Local, and Regional Fusion Center Initiative, and for
                     other purposes, having considered the same, reports favorably
                     thereon with an amendment and recommends that the bill as
                     amended do pass.

                                                  CONTENTS
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                     Purpose and  Sum m ary  ...........................................................................................  2
                     Background and  Need  for  Legislation  ...................................................................  2
                     H earings  ...................................................................................................................  3
                     Com m ittee  Consideration  .......................................................................................  3
                     C om m ittee  V otes  ......................................................................................................  3
                     Com m ittee  Oversight Findings  ...............................................................................  4
                     New Budget Authority, Entitlement Authority, and Tax Expenditures .............       4
                     Congressional Budget Office   Estimate  ...................................................................  4
                     Statement of General Performance Goals and Objectives ....................................  5
                     Duplicative  Federal Program  s  ...............................................................................  5
                     Congressional Earmarks, Limited Tax Benefits, and Limited Tariff Benefits ...         5
                     Federal M andates  Statem  ent  .................................................................................  5
                     Preem ption  Clarification  .........................................................................................  5
                     Disclosure  of Directed  Rule  M akings  ....................................................................  5
                     Advisory  Com m ittee  Statem ent  .............................................................................  5
                     Applicability  to  Legislative  Branch  .......................................................................  5
                     Section-by-Section Analysis of the Legislation ......................................................  6
                     Changes in Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported ....................................  6


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