HR687: First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act

By | January 11, 2018
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Directs FEMA to implement a process for reviewing grant applications under the Urban Area Security Initiative or the State Homeland Security Grant Program, where grant funds would be spent to purchase equipment or systems not meeting certain standards.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-01-31
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

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], Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9], Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

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