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Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2017

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A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine the actions the Department of Homeland Security is undertaking to combat the threat of vehicular terrorism, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
11/06/2017Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
11/06/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Action By: Senate

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs11/06/2017 Referred to
House Homeland Security02/22/2018 Legislative interest
02/23/2018 Legislative interest

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Introduced in Senate (11/06/2017)

Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) examine actions DHS is undertaking to combat the threat of vehicular terrorism, and (2) report to Congress.

The report shall outline examinations of:

  • the current threat level for vehicular terrorism,
  • actions DHS is undertaking to guard against vehicular terrorism,
  • how the threat of vehicular terrorism may be mitigated,
  • the extent to which DHS is doing outreach or training with private sector partners in response to such threat, and
  • actions Congress can take to help DHS mitigate the threat.