H.R. 5913 (112th): DHS Accountability Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jun 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 27, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Michael McCaul

Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2012
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To create an independent advisory panel to comprehensively assess the management structure and capabilities related to the Department of Homeland Security and make recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the management of the Department.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 7, 2012
 
Introduced

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Nov 27, 2012
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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