H.R. 5388: Support for Rapid Innovation Act of 2016

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for innovative research and development, and for other purposes.

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Jun 7, 2016


Passed House on Jun 21, 2016

This bill passed in the House on June 21, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


John Ratcliffe

Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2016
Length: 8 pages


3% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Jun 7, 2016

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Jun 8, 2016
Reported by Committee

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Jun 21, 2016
Passed House

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

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5388 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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