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H.R. 490: DHS MORALE Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve morale within the Department of Homeland Security workforce by conferring new responsibilities to the Chief Human Capital Officer, establishing an employee engagement steering committee, requiring action plans, and authorizing an annual employee award program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Bennie Thompson

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2021
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Jan 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Jan 25, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 25, 2021. 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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2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 25, 2021
 
Introduced

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Apr 16, 2021
 
Text Published

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Apr 20, 2021
 
Text Published

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Passed House

 
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Signed by the President

H.R. 490 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 H.R. 490. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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