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H.R. 495: FIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require an annual report on the Office for State and Local Law Enforcement.

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Sponsor and status

Sheila Jackson Lee

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 11, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 29, 2019

This bill passed in the House on January 29, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the introduction of Social Security 2100 Act
    — Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] (Sponsor) on Feb 4, 2019

the daily leader: tuesday, january 29, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jan 29, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - February 1, 2019
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Feb 4, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 495 will be negligible.

History

Jan 11, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jan 29, 2019
 
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.

Nov 6, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Feb 4, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 495 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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