About the bill
H.R. 1302 requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop and conduct an exercise to evaluate the nation’s preparedness against the threat of foreign fighters and terrorists. The exercise shall include: (1) a scenario involving persons traveling from the United States to join or provide material support resources to a terrorist organization abroad and terrorist infiltration into the United States, and (2) coordination with appropriate federal agencies, foreign governments, and state, local, and private sector stakeholders. DHS shall submit an after-action report to Congress, including any identified or potential vulnerabilities in U.S. defenses and requested legislative changes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 24, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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12 Cosponsors (9 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“House Passes U.S. Rep. McSally Bill to Prevent Foreign Fighter Travel”
— Sen. Martha McSally [R-AZ, 2019-2020] (Sponsor) on Mar 27, 2017
“Nine Bipartisan Bills to Keep Americans Safer”
— Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2017
“On the House Floor This Week - 3/20/17”
— Rep. John K. Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Mar 20, 2017
Jul 11, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4404 (114th).
Mar 2, 2017
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Mar 8, 2017
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Mar 16, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security
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Mar 24, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 1302 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1302. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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