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H.R. 1540: REPORT Act

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To provide for joint reports by relevant Federal agencies to Congress regarding incidents of terrorism, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Pete Aguilar

Sponsor. Representative for California's 31st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2022
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Mar 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 5, 2022

This bill passed in the House on April 5, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

27 Cosponsors (27 Democrats)

Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

New Democrat Coalition Honors Heroes and Calls for Better Preparedness Following January 6th Insurrection
    — Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] on Apr 21, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, april 5, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 4, 2022

the weekly leader: friday, april 1, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 1, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1540 will be negligible.

History

Mar 3, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Mar 2, 2022
 
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.

Apr 1, 2022
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Apr 5, 2022
 
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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1540 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.

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