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Titles (4)

Short Titles

Short Titles - Senate

Short Title(s) as Reported to Senate

American Security Drone Act of 2019
American Security Drone Act of 2020

Short Title(s) as Introduced

American Security Drone Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to ban the Federal procurement of certain drones and other unmanned aircraft systems, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
09/15/2020Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-268.
09/18/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
09/15/2020Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 547.
Action By: Senate
09/15/2020Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-268.
03/11/2020Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
09/18/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR]* 09/18/2019
Sen. Hawley, Josh [R-MO]* 09/18/2019
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]* 09/18/2019
Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]* 09/18/2019
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 09/18/2019
Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN] 09/23/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs09/18/2019 Referred to
03/11/2020 Markup by
09/15/2020 Reported by S. Rept. 116-268

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Introduced in Senate (09/18/2019)

American Security Drone Act of 2019

This bill bans the procurement or use by the federal government of commercial off-the-shelf drones or other unmanned aircraft systems manufactured or assembled by certain entities, including entities subject to influence or control by China, with exceptions.

Federal funds may not be used to purchase or operate such a drone or system, or a system to counter unmanned aircraft systems, that is manufactured or assembled by such an entity.

The Government Accountability Office shall report regarding such drones or systems procured by federal agencies from foreign entities.