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H.R. 338 (117th): To clarify the counting of electoral votes in Congress to be a National Special Security Event.


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 15, 2021 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.

Summary of this bill

Next up: designating it as a National Special Security Event whenever Nicolas Cage visits the National Archives.

Context

The Secretary of Homeland Security can designate an event as a National Special Security Event (NSEE), which significantly increases the event’s security and makes the U.S. Secret Service the lead federal agency tasked with implementing the event’s security operations.

Most of the designated events since the designation’s 1998 origin have been governmental in nature, such as presidential inaugurations, State of the Union addresses, and the quadrennial Democratic and Republican party conventions.

However, a few such events through the years have been non-governmental. These have included the Super Bowl, the last …


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 338

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 15, 2021

(for himself and Ms. Moore of Wisconsin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To clarify the counting of electoral votes in Congress to be a National Special Security Event.

1.

Counting of electoral votes in Congress is a National Special Security Event

The counting of electoral college votes in Congress pursuant to section 15 of title 3, United States Code, is a National Special Security Event (as such term is defined in section 2001(9) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 601(9))).