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H.R. 5823 (114th): Naming the Enemy Within Homeland Security Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 14, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5823

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 14, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to prohibit provision of assistance to or engagement with the Muslim Brotherhood and associated persons.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Naming the Enemy Within Homeland Security Act.

2.

Prohibition of homeland security assistance to and engagement with Muslim Brotherhood organizations and associated persons

(a)

Prohibition

Title XX of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 2001 the following:

2002.

Prohibition of homeland security assistance to and engagement with Muslim Brotherhood organizations and associated persons

(a)

In general

The Department may not provide any financial or other assistance or advice to, or otherwise engage with, organizations associated with the Muslim Brotherhood or any individual or other person determined by the Secretary to be associated with the Muslim Brotherhood.

(b)

Included persons

For purposes of subsection (a), the Secretary shall treat each person or entity named as an unindicted co-conspirator in the case U.S. v. Holy Land Foundation (U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, No. 09–10560), any other organization that is a successor to such a person, and any individual determined to be associated with such organizations, as a person associated with the Muslim Brotherhood.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of contents in section 1(a) of such Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 2001 the following:

Sec. 2002. Prohibition of homeland security assistance to and engagement with Muslim Brotherhood organizations and associated persons.

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