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H.R. 615 (114th): DHS Interoperable Communications Act

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to take administrative action to achieve and maintain interoperable communications capabilities among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

Donald Payne Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 6, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 6, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-29

History

Jan 28, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 2, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Mar 4, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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

May 21, 2015
 
Text Published

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May 21, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Jun 11, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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Jun 23, 2015
 
House Agreed to Changes

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Jul 6, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 615 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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