House Bill 4426
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Homeland Security for Children Act
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Passed House on Sep 29, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 13, 2021
Latest Action
Nov 3, 2021
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
4426
Congress
117
Policy Area
Emergency Management
Emergency Management
Primary focus of measure is emergency planning; response to civil disturbances, natural and other disasters, including fires; emergency communications; security preparedness.
Sponsorship by Party
New Jersey
California
Mississippi
Rhode Island
Virginia
Passed
September 29, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

Homeland Security for Children Act

This bill requires the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to review and incorporate into DHS policy feedback from organizations representing the needs of children.

The bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to identify and integrate the needs of children into activities to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate against the risk of natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, including by appointing a technical expert to coordinate such integration.

Text (3)
September 30, 2021
September 29, 2021
July 13, 2021
Actions (15)
11/03/2021
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
09/30/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
09/29/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/29/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5539-5540)
09/29/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
09/29/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4426.
09/29/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5539-5541)
09/29/2021
Mr. Thompson (MS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/28/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
07/28/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/28/2021
Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Discharged.
07/14/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.
07/14/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
07/13/2021
Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
07/13/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 14, 2021 7:12:31 AM
Record Updated
Nov 4, 2021 4:28:52 AM