Current law requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), every four years, to conduct a comprehensive review of its strategy to improve the security of the United States, including recommendations relating to the long-term strategy to improve security. H.R. 5385 would make mostly technical changes to the current requirements for that quadrennial review. Based on information from DHS, we estimate that implementing H.R. 5385 would have no significant effect on the department’s spending.
Because enacting the legislation would not affect direct spending or revenues, pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply. CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 5385 would not increase net direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of the four consecutive 10-year periods beginning in 2027.
H.R. 5385 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and would not affect the budgets of state, local, or tribal governments.