Public Law 115-112: International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology Act

By | January 29, 2018
Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security

Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Requires DHS to: increase the number of chemical screening devices available to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to interdict narcotics illegally imported into the United States; and dedicate the appropriate number of personnel to the CBP to interpret data collected by such devices.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]


Passed House:

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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