H.R. 3493: Securing the Cities Act of 2015

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Securing the Cities program to enhance the ability of the United States to detect and prevent terrorist attacks and other high consequence events utilizing nuclear or other radiological materials that pose a high risk to homeland security in high-risk urban areas, and for other purposes.

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Sep 11, 2015


Passed House on Oct 20, 2015

This bill passed in the House on October 20, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Daniel Donovan Jr.

Representative for New York's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2015
Length: 5 pages


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Sep 11, 2015

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Sep 30, 2015
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Oct 20, 2015
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

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