Monday, March 21, 2016

House Sends S 1180 (IPAWS) to President

This evening the House considered S 1180, the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Modernization Act, under suspension of the rules. Using only 18 minutes of the 40 minutes allocated to debate of the bill, the House approved the bill by a voice vote.

Since this bill codifies responsibility for IPAWS in a new 6 USC 526, this should settle the ongoing disagreement between the House Homeland Security Committee and Energy and Commerce Committee over the which committee has oversight jurisdiction. This dispute is one of the things that held up the House from considering their two versions of this bill.

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