To require the Department of Homeland Security to improve discipline, accountability, and transparency in acquisition program management.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2014
Length: 60 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 9, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Duncan Holds Hearing on GAO Report on St. Elizabeths”
— Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3] (Sponsor) on Sep 22, 2014
“DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency Act, H.R. 4228”
— Rep. Beto O’Rourke [D-TX16, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 9, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 26, 2014
Considered by Oversight, Management, and Accountability
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Apr 30, 2014
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 9, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 4228 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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