H.R. 1656: Secret Service Improvements Act of 2016

To provide for additional resources for the Secret Service, and to improve protections for restricted areas.

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Mar 26, 2015


Passed House on Jul 27, 2015

This bill passed in the House on July 27, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 18 pages


6% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Mar 26, 2015

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Jul 15, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Jul 27, 2015
Passed House

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Jul 13, 2016
Text Published

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 1656 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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