To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish weapons of mass destruction intelligence and information sharing functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security and to require dissemination of information analyzed by the Department to entities with responsibilities relating to homeland security, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2013
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 22, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
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4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
May 30, 2012
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2764 (112th).
Apr 12, 2013
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Jul 22, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 1542 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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