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H.R. 6871: DHS Acquisition Reform Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for certain acquisition authorities for the Under Secretary of Management of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jacob “Jake” LaTurner

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 18, 2022
Length: 29 pages
Introduced
Feb 28, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 17, 2022

This bill passed in the House on May 17, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)

Prognosis
85% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, may 17, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 17, 2022

the daily leader: monday, may 16, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 15, 2022

the weekly leader: friday, may 13, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 14, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 6871 will be negligible.

History

Feb 28, 2022
 
Introduced

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Mar 2, 2022
 
Ordered Reported

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May 13, 2022
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 13, 2022
 
Text Published

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

May 17, 2022
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6871 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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