House Bill 2825
115th Congress(2017-2018)
DHS Authorization Act
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Passed House on Jul 20, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 8, 2017
Latest Action
Nov 13, 2018
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
2825
Congress
115
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
Texas
Pennsylvania
Louisiana
New York
New York
New York
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Passed
July 20, 2017
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act of 2017 or the DHS Authorization Act of 2017

This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an overall strategy to successfully further the mission of DHS, and (2) ensure that DHS successfully meets operational and management performance objectives.

The bill: (1) sets forth the responsibilities of Chief Privacy Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, and the Chief Information Officer of DHS; (2) establishes the positions of Chief Procurement Officer and Chief Security Officer; and (3) includes acquisition management with the responsibilities of the Under Secretary for Management.

DHS must establish an Acquisition Review Board to: (1) strengthen accountability and uniformity within the DHS acquisition review process, (2) review major acquisition programs, and (3) review the use of best practices.

DHS must adopt, and report on, a multiyear acquisition strategy.

Text (5)
April 16, 2018
July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017
June 28, 2017
Actions (20)
11/13/2018
By Senator Johnson from Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-351.
04/16/2018
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
04/16/2018
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
03/07/2018
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
02/07/2018
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
07/20/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
07/20/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/20/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 386 - 41 (Roll no. 403). (text: CR H6047-6109)
07/20/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 386 - 41 (Roll no. 403).(text: CR H6047-6109)
07/20/2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6128)
07/20/2017
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.
07/20/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2825.
07/20/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6047-6120)
07/20/2017
Mr. McCaul moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
06/28/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 135.
06/28/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-198.
06/14/2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
06/14/2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/08/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
06/08/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Jun 9, 2017 3:11:38 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:21:23 PM