To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Chief Human Capital Officer of the Department of Homeland Security to improve consistency regarding discipline and adverse actions in the Department's workforce, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 9 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 21, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Higgins Bill to Promote Culture of Responsibility at DHS Passes House”
— Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA3] (Sponsor) on Jun 22, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
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May 3, 2017
Considered by House Committee on Homeland Security
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jun 21, 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.
H.R. 2131 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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