To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to prohibit misuse of the Department of Homeland Security seal, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2022
Length: 6 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on May 19, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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May 16, 2022
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May 19, 2022
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Jul 28, 2022
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security
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H.R. 7778 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7778. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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