A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reform, streamline, and make improvements to the Department of Homeland Security and support the Department's efforts to implement better policy, planning, management, and performance, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 148 pages
May 23, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 23, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 25, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 28, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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.
S. 2976 (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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