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H.R. 505: Border Security Technology Accountability Act of 2017

H.R. 505 requires the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that each border security technology acquisition program with an expected lifecycle cost of at least $300 million have an acquisition program baseline approved by the relevant acquisition decision authority. The bill also requires the Secretary to document that each such program is meeting cost, schedule, and ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 12, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 31, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 31, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Martha McSally

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

33% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 31, 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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 505 is 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.

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