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H.R. 4227: 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: Mar 22, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Nov 2, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 22, 2018

This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

39% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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 15, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4227 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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