HR1372: Homeland Security for Children Act

By | November 30, 2017
Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security

Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to lead, conduct, and coordinate identification and integration of the needs of children into their policies, programs, and activities, in coordination with relevant outside organizations and experts.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]

Cosponsors: Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2], Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11]


Passed House by voice vote.

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