H.R. 3578: DHS Science and Technology Reform and Improvement Act of 2015

Introduced:

Sep 18, 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:

John Ratcliffe

Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2015
Length: 47 pages

Prognosis:

15% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to strengthen and make improvements to the Directorate of Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

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History

Sep 18, 2015
 
Introduced

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Sep 30, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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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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