H.R.4737: Department of Homeland Security Climate Change Research Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Oct. 18, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 11, 2020

Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Democrats)

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

Department of Homeland Security Climate Change Research Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to evaluate current federal research and development regarding approaches to mitigate the consequences of climate change on homeland security to identify research and development gaps. DHS must conduct additional research and development to fill those gaps.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.R.4737.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.4737.

Bill Actions

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.
Feb. 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4737.
Feb. 10
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Feb. 10
Ms. Torres Small (NM) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Feb. 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H991-992)

Feb. 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H991-993)
Jan. 10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 298.
Jan. 10
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 116-375.
Oct. 23, 2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Oct. 23, 2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Oct. 18, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Oct. 18, 2019

Introduced in the House by Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.)

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