H.R. 1945: Fostering Resilience to Terrorism Act of 2013

May 09, 2013
Referred to Committee
7% chance of being enacted
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Bennie Thompson
Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district
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May 09, 2013
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 9, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced May 09, 2013
Referred to Committee May 09, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...

21% chance of getting past committee.
7% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program of the Department of the Treasury for 10 years, and for other purposes.


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7 cosponsors (7D) (show)

House Financial Services

House Homeland Security

Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies

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Library of Congress Summary

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Fostering Resilience to Terrorism Act of 2013 - Amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 to revise the definition of an "act of terrorism" to mean any act that is certified as meeting the specified criteria for such an act by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), in concurrence with the Secretary of the Treasury (currently, by the Secretary of the Treasury in concurrence with the Secretary of State).
Extends the Terrorism Insurance Program until December 31, 2024 (under current law the Program expires on December 31, 2014).
Requires reports in 2017, 2020, and 2030 on the findings of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets pursuant to an ongoing analysis regarding the long-term availability and affordability of insurance for terrorism risk.
Directs the DHS Secretary to:
(1) provide to insureds under the Program, through the Secretary of the Treasury, timely homeland security information, including terrorism risk information, at the appropriate classification level and information on best practices to foster resilience to a terrorist act; and
(2) conduct research to determine the extent to which such insureds, particularly insureds in critical infrastructure sectors, incorporate such best practices information into their business operations.

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