H.R.1486 - Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] (Introduced 03/09/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-495|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/10/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1486 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (01/09/2018)
Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a Non-Profit Security Grant Program in the Department of Homeland Security, under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall make grants to tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations determined to be at risk of a terrorist attack, through the state in which such organizations are located, for target hardening and other security enhancements to protect against terrorist attacks.
Recipients may use grants for:
- target hardening activities, including physical security enhancement equipment and inspection and screening systems;
- fees for security training relating to physical security and cyber security, target hardening, terrorism awareness, and employee awareness; and
- any other appropriate activity, including cyber security resilience activities.
FEMA shall: (1) make funds provided available for use by a recipient of a grant for a period of not less than 36 months, and (2) report to Congress annually for each of FY2018-FY2022 on the expenditure by each recipient of grant funds made under the Act. Appropriations are authorized for those years to carry out the program, with a specified amount designated for: (1) recipients located in jurisdictions that receive funding under the Urban Area Security Initiative, and (2) recipients located in other jurisdictions.