H. Rept. 116-299 1 (2019-11-19)

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                    116TH CONGRESS                                         REPORT
                       1st Session    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES             116-299







                              INLAND WATERS SECURITY REVIEW ACT



                      NOVEMBER 19, 2019.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the
                                    State of the Union and ordered to be printed



                      Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, from the Committee on Homeland
                                     Security, submitted the following


                                             REPORT

                                           [To accompany H.R. 4402]

                      The Committee on Homeland Security, to whom was referred the
                    bill (H.R. 4402) to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to
                    conduct an inland waters threat analysis, and for other purposes,
                    having considered the same, report favorably thereon without
                    amendment and recommend that the bill do pass.

                                                 CONTENTS
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                    P urpose  an d  Sum m ary  ...........................................................................................  1
                    Background and Need  for  Legislation  ...................................................................  2
                    H e a rin g s  ...................................................................................................................  2
                    C om m ittee  C onsideration  .......................................................................................  2
                    C om m ittee  V otes  ......................................................................................................  2
                    Com m ittee  Oversight  Findings  ...............................................................................  2
                    C.B.O. Estimate, New Budget Authority, Entitlement Authority, and Tax
                      E xpen ditu res  .......................................................................................................  2
                    Federal M andates  Statem ent  ................................................................................  3
                    Statement of General Performance Goals and Objectives ....................................  3
                    D uplicative  Federal  Program s  ...............................................................................  3
                    Congressional Earmarks, Limited Tax Benefits, and Limited Tariff Benefits ...
                    A dvisory  Com m ittee  Statem ent  ..............................................................................
                    Applicability  to  Legislative  Branch  ........................................................................
                    Section-by-Section  Analysis of the  Legislation  ......................................................  3

                                          PURPOSE AND SUMMARY
                      H.R. 4402, the Inland Waters Security Review Act, will require
                    DHS to submit to Congress an analysis of the following: (1) current
                    and potential terrorism and criminal threats with respect to inland
                    waters; (2) security challenges at inland water ports; (3) security
                    mitigation   efforts with   respect  to  inland  waters;   (4)  any
                    vulnerabilities related to law enforcement cooperation or inter-
                    national agreements with respect to inland waters that may affect
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