House Bill 6538
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Active Shooter Alert Act of 2022
Active
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Failed House on Jun 22, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 1, 2022
Latest Action
Jun 22, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
6538
Congress
117
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
Rhode Island
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Florida
Florida
Illinois
Illinois
Maryland
Michigan
Michigan
California
Minnesota
Nebraska
New Jersey
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Carolina
Washington
West Virginia
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Failed
June 22, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Active Shooter Alert Act of 2022

This bill requires a designated officer of the Department of Justice to act as the national coordinator of an Active Shooter Alert Communications Network regarding an emergency involving an active shooter.

The bill sets forth duties of the coordinator, including to work with states and tribal governments to establish active shooter alert communications plans. The coordinator must also encourage federal, state, local, and tribal agencies to establish procedures for responding to active shooters.

Finally, the bill requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report on state and local responses to active shooters and situations requiring the issuance of a public alert or warning.

Text (2)
June 21, 2022
February 1, 2022
Actions (13)
06/22/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 259 - 162 (Roll no. 289). (text: 06/21/2022 CR H5701-5702)
06/22/2022
Failed of passage/not agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 259 - 162 (Roll no. 289).
06/22/2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5809-5810; text: CR H5701-5702)
06/21/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/21/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6538.
06/21/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5701-5707)
06/21/2022
Mr. Cicilline moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
06/21/2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 290.
06/21/2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-379.
06/15/2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
06/15/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
02/01/2022
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
02/01/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Feb 2, 2022 8:14:23 AM
Record Updated
Jun 24, 2022 10:01:46 PM