H.R.4737 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security to research and evaluate existing Federal research regarding approaches to mitigate climate change on homeland security to identify areas for further research within the Department, research and develop approaches to mitigate the consequences of climate change on homeland security, and for other purposes.

Sponsored by Yvette D. Clarke (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs which took place on 2020-02-11.

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Co-sponsors

This legislation was co-sponsored by Bennie Thompson (D) and Lauren Underwood (D).

Actions

02/11/2020 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

02/10/2020 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

02/10/2020 - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

02/10/2020 - DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4737.

02/10/2020 - Considered under suspension of the rules.

02/10/2020 - Ms. Torres Small (NM) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

02/10/2020 - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H991-992)

02/10/2020 - Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H991-993)

01/10/2020 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 298.

01/10/2020 - Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 116-375.

10/23/2019 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.

10/23/2019 - Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.

10/18/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.