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H.R. 5399: Civil Defense Preparedness Act of 2018

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to clarify that grants made pursuant to the Urban Area Security Initiative and the State Homeland Security Grant Program may be used to increase the preparedness of high-risk State, local, territorial, and tribal governments against weapons of mass destruction and biological and chemical attacks, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Tulsi Gabbard

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

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Mar 22, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Mar 22, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 22, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 22, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5399 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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