H.R. 697: Department of Homeland Security Clearance Management and Administration Act

H.R. 697 requires the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that the sensitivity level of national security positions are designated accurately across the Department and its components. The bill also requires the Secretary, no later than July 6, 2017, and every five years thereafter, to audit national security positions to ensure that such designations are still ... Continue reading »
(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:

Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

26% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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. 697 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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