To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reassert article I authorities over the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 24, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 23, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
Oct 12, 2017
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Oct 23, 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. 4038 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4038. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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