A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for innovative research and development, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Montana. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2018
Length: 18 pages
Feb 2, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 26, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 2, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 26, 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.
Dec 19, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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.
S. 278 (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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