H.R. 3978 (111th): First Responder Anti-Terrorism Training Resources Act

An act to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept and use gifts for otherwise authorized activities of the Center for Domestic Preparedness that are related to preparedness for a response to terrorism, and for other purposes.



Nov 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-245


Mike Rogers

Representative for Alabama's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2010
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Nov 2, 2009

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Nov 17, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Dec 15, 2009
Passed House

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Aug 2, 2010
Text Published

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Aug 5, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

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Sep 15, 2010
House Agreed to Changes

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Sep 30, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3978 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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