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H.R. 3350 (114th): Know the CBRN Terrorism Threats to Transportation Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 29, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3350

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 29, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, and Mr. King of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To require a terrorism threat assessment regarding the transportation of chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological materials through United States land borders and within the United States, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Know the CBRN Terrorism Threats to Transportation Act.

2.

Terrorism threat assessment

(a)

In general

Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through the Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis, shall conduct a terrorism threat assessment of the transportation of chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological materials through United States land borders and within the United States.

(b)

Consultation

In preparing the terrorism threat assessment required under subsection (a), the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis shall consult with the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the heads of other Federal departments and agencies, as appropriate, to ensure that such terrorism threat assessment is informed by current information about homeland security threats.

(c)

Distribution

Upon completion of the terrorism threat assessment required under subsection (a), the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis shall disseminate such terrorism threat assessment to Federal partners, including the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy, and State and local partners, including the National Network of Fusion Centers.