H.R.687 – First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act

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Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017

H.R.687 – First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act

Brief

The bill would amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a process to review applications for certain grants to purchase equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable national voluntary consensus standards.

The Administrator shall implement a uniform process for reviewing applications that, contain explanations to use grants, to purchase equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable national voluntary consensus standards of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006.

 (Full text of H.R. 687 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] (Introduced 01/24/2017)

Status: Passed House /

VOTES and FLOOR ACTION

HOUSE

On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote

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SENATE

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COST AND IMPACT

Cost to the taxpayers:  Data not available

Pay-as-you-go requirements:  Data not available

Regulatory and Other Impact: Data not available

Dynamic Scoring:   Data not available

Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

Earmark Certification:  Data not available

Duplication of programs: Data not available

Direct Rule-Making:  Data not available

Advisory Committee Statement: Data not available

Budget Authority: Data not available

Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.

 

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