Homeland security is chiefly concerned with preventing terrorist attacks, minimizing the consequences of such attacks, and speeding recovery from terrorist attacks that do occur. That broad mandate includes aviation and border security, emergency response, anticounterfeiting measures, the protection of federal infrastructure, and cybersecurity. CBO analyzes policy proposals in these areas.
H.R. 3173, a bill to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to reform the process for the enrollment, activation, issuance, and renewal of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to require, in total, not more than one in-person visit