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H.R. 350: Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022


To authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Government to take steps to prevent domestic terrorism.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bradley “Brad” Schneider

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2022
Length: 18 pages
Introduced
Jan 19, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Failed Cloture on May 26, 2022

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on May 26, 2022. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.

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

Cosponsors

207 Cosponsors (204 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 350 – Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022 (May 18, 2022)

What legislators are saying

House Passes Schneider, Durbin Bipartisan Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA)
    — Rep. Bradley “Brad” Schneider [D-IL10] (Sponsor) on May 18, 2022

Rep. Bass Votes to Combat Domestic Extremism
    — Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37] (Co-sponsor) on May 18, 2022

Jacobs Statement on Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act
    — Rep. Chris Jacobs [R-NY27] on May 19, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 350 will add $105 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Jan 19, 2021
 
Introduced

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Mar 16, 2022
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Apr 5, 2022
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 6, 2022
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 21, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Apr 22, 2022
 
Text Published

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

May 16, 2022
 
Text Published

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

May 18, 2022
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

May 26, 2022
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 350 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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