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H.R. 6538: Active Shooter Alert Act of 2022


To create an Active Shooter Alert Communications Network, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

David Cicilline

Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2022
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Feb 1, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Failed Under Suspension on Jun 22, 2022

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote on June 22, 2022 under a fast-track procedure called "suspension." It may or may not get another vote.

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

Cosponsors

60 Cosponsors (45 Democrats, 15 Republicans)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

History

Feb 1, 2022
 
Introduced

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Jun 15, 2022
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 17, 2022
 
On House Schedule

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Jun 17, 2022
 
Text Published

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

Jun 21, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Jun 22, 2022
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

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Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6538 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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