S. 1180: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015

Introduced:

May 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 11, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 11, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-143

Sponsor:

Ron Johnson

Senior Senator from Wisconsin

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2016
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to modernize the integrated public alert and warning system of the United States, and for other purposes.

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History

May 4, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 6, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 9, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 21, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 11, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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