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H.R. 4227 (115th): Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4227 requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine the threat of vehicular terrorism and develop a strategy to improve Department of Homeland Security (DHS)support for the efforts of emergency responders and the private sector to prevent, mitigate, and respond to such a threat. The strategy is required to include information sharing and training activities as well as other activities recommended by the Secretary.

Sponsor and status

Robert Latta

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Nov 2, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 31, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-400

History

Nov 2, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 7, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 19, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Homeland Security issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Mar 22, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 18, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 31, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4227 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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