H.R. 1646: Homeland Security Drone Assessment and Analysis Act

Introduced:

Mar 26, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 23, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 23, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

Prognosis:

44% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to research how certain commercially available small and medium sized unmanned aircraft systems could be used in an attack, how to prevent or mitigate the risk of such an attack, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Mar 26, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 20, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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 23, 2015
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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