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H.R. 4564: Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4564 directs the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State and the Director of National Intelligence, to conduct a threat assessment of current foreign terrorist fighter activity, including new travel and trends, as well as activity in Iraq and Syria.

This year the Islamic State lost most of its self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria. The liberation of Mosul and Raqqa are major victories for anti-ISIS forces, but the terrorist group is far from defeated, even in the region. Many jihadis ...

Sponsor and status

Clay Higgins

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2018
Length: 3 pages

Dec 6, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 9, 2018

This bill passed in the House on January 9, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


33% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Dec 6, 2017

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Dec 13, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Jan 5, 2018
On House Schedule

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Jan 9, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4564 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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