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H.R. 2825 (115th): DHS Authorization Act

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
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 July 20, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate. 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)
H.R. 7213: Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2018. (compare text)
H.R. 2454: Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 2018. (compare text)

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

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Jun 14, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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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.

H.R. 2825 (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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