H.R. 1646 (114th): Homeland Security Drone Assessment and Analysis Act

The Homeland Security Drone Assessment and Analysis Act of 2015 would require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to research how unmanned aerial drones of less than 1,300 pounds could be used in an attack and to design procedures to defend against such an attack. DHS would be required to submit a report of its findings to Congress and to ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 23, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2015
Length: 4 pages

History

Mar 26, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 13, 2015
 
Considered by Oversight and Management Efficiency

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 20, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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May 20, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 18, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jun 23, 2015
 
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. 1646 (114th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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