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H.R. 5079: DHS Field Engagement Accountability Act

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security to develop an engagement strategy with fusion centers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Don Bacon

Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2018
Length: 5 pages

Feb 23, 2018


Ordered Reported on Mar 7, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 7, 2018.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Mar 15, 2018 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.


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Feb 23, 2018

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Mar 7, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Mar 15, 2018
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5079 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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