skip to main content

H.R. 1593: CLASS Act of 2019

Call or Write Congress

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a school security coordinating council, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Donald Payne Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Apr 2, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 1, 2019

This bill passed in the House on April 1, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Payne, Jr.s Floor Remarks Urging Passage of the CLASS Act
    — Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10] (Sponsor) on Apr 1, 2019

My Votes – Week of April 1
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Apr 5, 2019

the daily leader: monday, april 1, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Mar 31, 2019

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1593 will be negligible.

History

Mar 7, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Mar 28, 2019
 
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.

Apr 1, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1593 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 1593 — 116th Congress: CLASS Act of 2019.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. October 21, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr1593>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.