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S. 1998 (112th): DART Act


A bill to obtain an unqualified audit opinion, and improve financial accountability and management at the Department of Homeland Security.

Sponsor and status

Scott Brown

Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2012
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Dec 15, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2012.

Law
Pub.L. 112-217
Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5941: DART Act

Introduced on Jun 8, 2012. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 15, 2011
 
Introduced

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Apr 25, 2012
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 28, 2012
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 12, 2012
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 15, 2012
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Dec 20, 2012
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1998 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1998. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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