To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue Department of Homeland Security-wide guidance and develop training programs as part of the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 14, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 14, 2018.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes McCauls Bill To Combat Human Trafficking”
— Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Sponsor) on Jan 11, 2018
“Congressman Higgins Helps Pass Bill to Combat Human Trafficking”
— Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA3] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 11, 2018
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Oct 5, 2017
Source Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1103 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 4708 (115th).
Dec 21, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 11, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Jan 30, 2018
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Feb 14, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 4708 (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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Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act, Pub. L. No. 115-125, H.R. 4708, 115th Cong. (2018).
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