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H.R. 4564 - Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017

Sponsor: Clay Higgins (R)
Introduced: 2018-01-10
Bill Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
 

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Department of State and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, to conduct a threat assessment of current foreign terrorist fighter activities. Such assessment shall include: (1) a detailed summary of current foreign terrorist fighter travel and trends, (2) an analysis of any country or region with a significant increase in foreign terrorist fighter activity, and (3) an analysis of foreign terrorist fighter travel trends in and out of Iraq and Syria.

DHS shall submit a report of such assessment to Congress within 180 days after enactment of this bill.

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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4564


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 10, 2018

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations


AN ACT

    To require a threat assessment on current foreign terrorist fighter activities, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Threat assessment.

(a) In general.—The Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State and Director of National Intelligence, shall conduct a threat assessment of current foreign terrorist fighter activities. Such assessment shall include the following:

(1) A detailed summary of current foreign terrorist fighter travel and trends, including countries of origin, travel destinations, and means of travel.

(2) An analysis of any country or region with a significant increase in foreign terrorist fighter activity.

(3) An analysis of foreign terrorist fighter travel trends in and out of Iraq and Syria.

(b) Congressional communication.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall report to the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Committee on Foreign Relations, and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate on the threat assessment required under subsection (a).

Passed the House of Representatives January 9, 2018.

    Attest:karen l. haas,   
    Clerk

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