H.R. 1955 (110th): Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007


Apr 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 23, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Jane Harman

Representative for California's 36th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 24, 2007
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prevent homegrown terrorism, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007 - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to add a new section concerning the prevention of violent radicalization (an extremist ... Read more >

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Apr 19, 2007

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Aug 1, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Oct 23, 2007
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1955”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (10D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Oct 23, 2007 5:06 p.m.
Passed 404/6

Related Bills

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S. 1959 (Related)
Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2007

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