H.R. 6003 (112th): Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Terrorism Act of 2012

Jun 21, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Yvette Clarke
Representative for New York's 11th congressional district
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Jun 21, 2012
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H.R. 1584 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 16, 2013


This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 21, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 21, 2012
Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to prevent terrorism, including terrorism associated with homegrown violent extremism and domestic violent extremism, and for other purposes.


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11 cosponsors (11D) (show)

House Homeland Security

Counterterrorism and Intelligence

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Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Terrorism Act of 2012 - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials responsible for counterterrorism and addressing the threat of violent extremism, to:
(1) develop guidance, outreach, training, and programs in furtherance of national counterterrorism policy; and
(2) develop and distribute to state, local, and tribal authorities courses and materials that comply with the Grant Programs Directorate Information Bulletin No. 373 or successor bulletin for integration into the curricula for recruits and recurrent training for experienced law enforcement officers.
Requires guidance for homeland security grant programs to inform recipients that expenditures on any training, programs, presentations, and speakers regarding counterterrorism that includes information about violent extremism, homegrown violent extremism, or domestic violent extremism that is acquired from an entity other than DHS must be approved in advance by DHS's Chief Privacy Officer and the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
Directs DHS's Inspector General to:
(1) regularly review expenditures of homeland security grant programs by state, local, and tribal authorities on training, programs, presentations, and speakers that are not acquired through the Secretary regarding counterterrorism, violent extremism, homegrown violent extremism, and domestic violent extremism; and
(2) evaluate whether each expenditure is consistent with national counterterrorism priorities and constitutional civil rights and civil liberties, including prohibiting racial, ethnic, and religious profiling.

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