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H.R. 4564 (115th): Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017

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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 not killed on the battlefield have chosen to hide, rearm, and recuperate—going underground for a period before reemerging to fight the next phase of the insurgency. Reports about the current location of remaining ISIS fighters vary. While there is ...

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Clay Higgins

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

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Dec 6, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 9, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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Dec 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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Dec 13, 2017
 
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Jan 5, 2018
 
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Jan 9, 2018
 
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H.R. 4564 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4564. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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