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S. 3433: Department of Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Authorization Act

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A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements in the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Mar 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Mar 10, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 10, 2020. 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

Mar 10, 2020
 
Introduced

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S. 3433 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3433. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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