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H.R. 1302: Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2017

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 ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 24, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Martha McSally

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

38% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1302 is 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.

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