H.R. 615: 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.



Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 6, 2015

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


Pub.L. 114-29


Donald Payne Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 3 pages


Jan 28, 2015

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Feb 2, 2015
Passed House

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May 21, 2015
Text Published

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Jun 11, 2015
Passed Senate with Changes

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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.

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