About the bill
H.R. 6411 empowers the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and ensures the law enforcement community has the tools and abilities needed to prevent terrorism and illicit finance.
Specifically, H.R. 6411 would update FinCEN’s authorizing statute to direct FinCEN to recognize tribal law enforcement agencies, prioritize protection against all types of terrorism, and ensure a focus on emerging methods of terrorism and illicit finance, including virtual currencies, otherwise known as cryptocurrencies.
FinCEN is a bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Its mission is to protect ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Bipartisan Bill to Combat Financing of Terrorism Passes House”
— Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] (Sponsor) on Sep 12, 2018
“bipartisan bill to combat financing of terrorism passes house”
— Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 13, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 7, 2018
On House Schedule
The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.
Sep 12, 2018
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.
H.R. 6411 (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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