H.R.5389 - Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] (Introduced 06/07/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-630|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/22/2016 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5389 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (06/21/2016)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2016
(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) engage with innovative and emerging technology developers and firms, including technology-based small businesses and startup ventures, to address homeland security needs; and (2) develop, submit to Congress, and implement a DHS-wide strategy to proactively engage with such developers and firms that focuses on sustainable methods and guidance to build relationships to establish, develop, and enhance DHS capabilities to address such needs.
DHS may establish personnel and office space in areas in the United States with high concentrations of such developers and firms, co-located with other assets of DHS or other federal facilities, where possible.
No additional funds are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this bill.