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H.R. 4577: Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017

To establish a working group to determine ways to develop a domestic canine breeding network to produce high quality explosives detection canines, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mike Rogers

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2018
Length: 6 pages

Dec 6, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 9, 2018

This bill passed in the House on January 9, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


36% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Dec 6, 2017

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Dec 13, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Jan 5, 2018
On House Schedule

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Jan 9, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jan 9, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4577 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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