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House approves first DHS reauthorization under landmark jurisdictional agreement

July 20, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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The House today approved by a bipartisan vote first-time reauthorization for the Department of Homeland Security, including its cybersecurity operations, under a landmark agreement with the chairmen of eight committees that could clear the way for other cyber and homeland security measures.

The House under suspension of the rules approved an amended H.R. 2825, which passed the Homeland Security Committee in June. Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) has been saying for weeks that the bill would be brought up for...


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