H.R. 5471: Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act

Introduced:

Jun 14, 2016

Status:

Passed House on Jun 16, 2016

This bill passed in the House on June 16, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Michael McCaul

Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2016
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To combat terrorist recruitment in the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

H.R. 5471, the Terrorism Radicalization Act, was introduced on Monday and passed the House 402–15 on Thursday, a speedy turnaround virtually unprecedented in Congress. The bill would have the Department of Homeland Security train local and state officials on how to more quickly identify and handle terrorism threats, create a new Counterterrorism Advisory Board in the federal government ...

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History

Jun 14, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 16, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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