H.R.338 - To clarify the counting of electoral votes in Congress to be a National Special Security Event.117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15] (Introduced 01/15/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/15/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.338 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/15/2021)
This bill makes the counting of electoral college votes in Congress a National Special Security Event.
A National Special Security Event is a designated event that, by virtue of its political, economic, social, or religious significance, may be the target of terrorism or other criminal activity. This designation authorizes the use of the U.S. Secret Service and certain funds to respond to the security needs resulting from such an event.