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H.R. 2825: DHS Authorization Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2825 authorizes the activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and provides necessary oversight and guidance to the Department to ensure that it is effectively carrying out the mission of securing the homeland. A full section-by-section of the legislation can be found here and executive summary can be found here.  Major provisions include the following:

Title I – Department of Homeland Security Headquarters

Title I identifies the offices that constitute DHS’s headquarters and outlines key functions which include establishing an overall strategy to successfully further the mission ...

Sponsor and status

Michael McCaul

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2018
Length: 1002 pages
Introduced:

Jun 8, 2017

Status:

Parts Incorporated Into Other Measures

This bill passed in the House on July 20, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 3359: Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 16, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2825 will add $3.2 billion in new spending through 2023.

History

Jun 8, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jun 14, 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.

Jun 28, 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.

Jul 20, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 28, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 7, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 16, 2018
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Nov 13, 2018
 
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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2825 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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