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H.R. 240: Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2017

H.R. 240 directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to engage with innovative and emerging technology developers and firms to address homeland security needs. In addition, the legislation authorizes the Secretary to establish personnel and office space in specific geographic areas within the United States if the Secretary identifies high concentrations of innovative and emerging technology developers and firms. Finally, H.R. ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 10, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 10, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John Ratcliffe

Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

29% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jan 10, 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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 240 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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