H.R. 2583: To reauthorize the matching grant program for school security in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968.

Introduced:
Jun 28, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
John Barrow
Representative for Georgia's 12th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 28, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 28, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jun 28, 2013
Referred to Committee Jun 28, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

7% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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6/28/2013--Introduced.
Amends the the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: (1) authorize appropriations for the matching grant program for school security through FY2018, and (2) authorize such grants to be used for emergency notification and response technologies and the acquisition and installation of technology for expedited notification of local law enforcement during an emergency.

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