About the bill
H.R. 690 directs the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) to develop and maintain documentation that provides information on how the Office’s research investments align with gaps in the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA) and the research challenges identified by the DNDO Director. It further directs DNDO to document the rationale for prioritizing and selecting research topics and to develop a systematic approach for evaluating how the outcomes of the Office’s individual research projects collectively contribute to addressing the research challenges.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 31, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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What legislators are saying
“Rep. Richmond on the Passage of the Nuclear Detection Improvement Act”
— Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA2, 2011-2021] (Sponsor) on Jan 31, 2017
Sep 27, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5391 (114th).
Jan 24, 2017
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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.
H.R. 690 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 690. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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