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H.R. 4737: Department of Homeland Security Climate Change Research Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security to research and evaluate existing Federal research regarding approaches to mitigate climate change on homeland security to identify areas for further research within the Department, research and develop approaches to mitigate the consequences of climate change on homeland security, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Yvette Clarke

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Oct 18, 2019
Status

Introduced on Oct 18, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 18, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Oct 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 23, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4737 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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