Bill Text — Nov 28, 2012
This bill’s text for status Referred to Senate Committee (Nov 28, 2012) is now available.
Jun 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2012
Length: 16 pages
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.
DHS Accountability Act of 2012 - Establishes in the legislative branch an independent advisory panel to: (1) comprehensively assess the management structure and capabilities related to the Department of Homeland ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5913 — 112th Congress: DHS Accountability Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5913
“H.R. 5913 — 112th Congress: DHS Accountability Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5913>
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