H.R.1494: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Homeland Security Partnerships Act

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Homeland Security Partnerships Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to issue a strategy to enhance partnerships, including those with a focus on research and development, career opportunities, and acquisitions, with historically black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions.

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There are 3 statements associated with H.R.1494.

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Date Description
Feb. 11
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Feb. 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H981)

Feb. 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1494.
Feb. 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H981-983)
Feb. 10
Ms. Torres Small (NM) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Feb. 6
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 316.
Feb. 6

Committee on Small Business discharged.

Feb. 6
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 116-393, Part I.
Jan. 29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
Jan. 29
Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability Discharged.
Jan. 29
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 25, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability.
March 5, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Small Business, 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.
March 5, 2019

Introduced in the House by Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)

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