Summary: H.R.4227 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 115-400 (12/31/2018)

Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS): (1) to assess the activities that DHS is undertaking to support emergency response providers and the private sector to prevent, mitigate, and respond to the threat of vehicular terrorism; and (2) based on such assessment, to develop and submit to the congressional homeland security committees a strategy to improve its efforts to support such providers and the private sector in that regard.

The strategy shall include:

  • an examination of the current threat of vehicular terrorism;
  • methods to improve DHS information sharing activities with such providers and the private sector regarding best practices to prevent, mitigate, and respond to the increasing threat of vehicular terrorism; and
  • training activities that DHS can provide for such providers to prevent and respond to such threat.