H.R.1250 - Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] (Introduced 02/28/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/22/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1250 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/28/2017)
Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to incorporate the public statements of former violent extremists or their associates into its efforts to combat terrorist recruitment, including efforts to counter-message foreign terrorist organization communications and related community engagement and public education efforts.
Additionally, DHS must coordinate with federal agencies and, as appropriate, engage nongovernmental and international partners in the identification and use of such public statements.
Nothing in this bill may be construed to require DHS to collect statements directly from former violent extremists or their associates.