About This Bill
- Introduced March 5, 2019
- Latest Major Action Feb. 11, 2020
- See the one similar bills introduced in other congresses.
20 (19 Democrats, 1 Republican)
- Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.)
- Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)
- Alcee L. Hastings (D-Fla.)
- Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (D-Ga.)
- Robin Kelly (D-Ill.)
- Cedric Richmond (D-La.)
- Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.)
- Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.)
- Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.)
- Al Green (D-Texas)
- Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas)
- Donald M. Payne Jr. (D-N.J.)
- Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)
- Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio)
- Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.)
- Alma Adams (D-N.C.)
- Karen Bass (D-Calif.)
- James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.)
- Hank Johnson (D-Ga.)
- Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.)
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.
(Source: Library of Congress)
What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Voice Vote in the House
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1494.
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H981-983)
Ms. Torres Small (NM) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 316.
Committee on Small Business discharged.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 116-393, Part I.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability Discharged.
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.)