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H.R. 1870: Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2021

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To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to prioritize strengthening of local transportation security capabilities by assigning certain officers and intelligence analysts to State, local, and regional fusion centers in jurisdictions with a high-risk surface transportation asset and improving the timely sharing of information regarding threats of terrorism and other threats, including targeted violence, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Nanette Barragán

Sponsor. Representative for California's 44th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2021
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Mar 12, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1605: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Barragn Bill to Protect Local Transportation Systems Passes House
    — Rep. Nanette Barragán [D-CA44] (Sponsor) on Jul 20, 2021

House Advances Homeland Security Bills to Enhance Cybersecurity & U.S. Economic Security
    — Rep. John Katko [R-NY24] on Jul 21, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, july 20, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 19, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1870 will add $31 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Mar 12, 2021
 
Introduced

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Mar 18, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 16, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jul 20, 2021
 
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. 1870 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1870. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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