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H.R. 2283 (115th): Department of Homeland Security Morale, Recognition, Learning and Engagement Act of 2017

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve morale within the Department of Homeland Security workforce by conferring new responsibilities to the Chief Human Capital Officer, establishing an employee engagement steering committee, requiring action plans, and authorizing an annual employee award program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Bennie Thompson

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 20, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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the week ahead: highlights for the week of june 20, 2017
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Jun 20, 2017

On the House Floor This Week - 6/19/2017
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Jun 19, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2283 will add $1 million in new spending.

History

May 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 3, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 20, 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. 2283 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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