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
2017-10-24
Passed Senate
2017-12-21
Signed by President
2018-01-10
Became Public Law
2018-01-10

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

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

Votes

Passed House:  http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll574.xml

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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