Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017
H.R.687 – First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act
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
On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote
Motion to recommit:
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COST AND IMPACT
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Tax Complexity: Not applicable to this bill.
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Constitutional Authority: Assumed.
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