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H.R. 1372: Homeland Security for Children Act

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to ensure that the needs of children are considered in homeland security planning, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Donald Payne Jr.

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

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Mar 6, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 25, 2017

This bill passed in the House on April 25, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


40% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 1847 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Oct 4, 2017


Mar 6, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 8, 2017
Ordered Reported

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.

Apr 24, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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.

Apr 25, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 1372 is 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.

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