To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the position of Chief Data Officer of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 5, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Jul 19, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 4, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 19, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 24, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 4, 2018
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.
Sep 4, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.R. 6447 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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 Chief Data Officer Authorization Act, H.R. 6447, 115th Cong. (2018).
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