H.R. 2795: First Responder Identification of Emergency Needs in Disaster Situations

Introduced:

Jun 16, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Dec 10, 2015

This bill passed in the House on December 10, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

44% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a study on the circumstances which may impact the effectiveness and availability of first responders before, during, or after a terrorist threat or event.

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History

Jun 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 4, 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.

Dec 10, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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