Summary: H.R.5594 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (07/11/2016)

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National Strategy for Combating Terrorist, Underground, and Other Illicit Financing Act

(Sec. 3) This bill directs the President, acting through the Department of the Treasury, to develop a national strategy for combating the financing of terrorism and related forms of illicit finance.

(Sec. 4) The national strategy shall focus upon selected aspects, including: (1) threats, goals, objectives, and priorities; (2) coordination with domestic and international governmental entities; (3) the role of the private financial sector in prevention of illicit finance; (4) project and budget priorities; (5) the use and role of Treasury attaches; (6) illicit finance and cyber crime; and (7) technology.