H.R.1740 - Faith-Based Community Center Protection Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] (Introduced 03/27/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1740 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/27/2017)
Faith-Based Community Center Protection Act
This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to: (1) permit the use of Urban Area Security Initiative or State Homeland Security Grant Program grant funds to protect a faith-based community center or vulnerable populations, including children or the elderly; and (2) define "faith-based community center" as a facility operated by a nonprofit faith-based community organization for the provision of recreational, social, or education services to the general public.
The bill amends the federal criminal code to increase the term of imprisonment from 5 to 10 years for engaging in conduct with intent to convey false or misleading information that indicates that an activity has taken, is taking, or will take place that would constitute a violation of specified prohibitions, including certain prohibtions under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954.