H.R. 3578 (114th): DHS Science and Technology Reform and Improvement Act of 2015

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 18, 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 December 10, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

John Ratcliffe

Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2015
Length: 47 pages

History

Sep 18, 2015
 
Introduced

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Sep 30, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 30, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Homeland Security

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

Dec 8, 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.

Dec 10, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 3578 (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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