H.R. 655: Securing the Cities Act of 2017

H.R. 655 establishes the Securing the Cities program within the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enhance the ability of federal, state, and local governments to detect and prevent nuclear and radiological attacks in high-risk urban areas.

Specifically, the bill requires the Department’s Director for Domestic Nuclear Detection to:

  • Assist State ...
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 31, 2017

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

Sponsor:

Daniel Donovan Jr.

Representative for New York's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

24% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 27, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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

Jan 31, 2017
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 655 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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