Summary: H.R.4285 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/17/2015)

Prevent Terrorism from Entering our Prisons Act of 2015

This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to screen federal prison volunteers for known and suspected terrorist connections, using Federal Bureau of Investigation files and volunteers' social media accounts.

DOJ must take appropriate action if a volunteer's screening raises questions about terrorist connections.