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H.R. 4949: Civil Defense Accountability Act of 2018

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Director of the Federal Communications Commission to take certain actions regarding civil defense related to the growing ballistic missile threat and the communications errors in Hawaii on January 13, 2018, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tulsi Gabbard

Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Feb 6, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Feb 6, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 6, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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History

Feb 6, 2018
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 4949 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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