Justice & Public Safety Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to criminal justice and public safety systems, including ​criminal justice planning, law enforcement, courts, corrections, homeland security, community crime prevention, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, emergency management, fire prevention and control, and civil disturbances.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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 From the Washington Watch blog

​House Appropriators Maintain Level Funding for FEMA State and Local Grants; Reject National Preparedness Grant Program

On June 11, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2015 Homeland Security spending bill by voice vote.  Appropriators are calling for... (read more)

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​House Passes FY 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill

On May 30, the House of Representatives approved its FY 2015 Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) Appropriations bill in a bipartisan... (read more)

7 weeks ago | 0

​National Flood Insurance Update

On March 21, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (HFIAA) (P.L. 113-89) into law. This law repeals and... (read more)

7 weeks ago | 0

​House Passes Legislation on Sex Trafficking and Foster Care

On May 20, the House approved five measures related to human trafficking. Three of the bills are of particular interest to... (read more)

2 months ago | 0


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