US HB1594 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Engrossed on May 15 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-05-15 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to implement a uniform process for reviewing applications for certain anti-terrorism grants to urban areas and state, local, and tribal governments. Specifically, the uniform review must be done for grant applications requesting to purchase first responder equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable national voluntary consensus standards.

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Title

First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-15SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
2019-05-14HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-05-14HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3755)
2019-05-14HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1594.
2019-05-14HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3755-3756)
2019-05-14HouseMs. Torres Small (NM) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2019-03-07HouseReferred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
2019-03-07HouseIntroduced in House

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