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H.R.1584: Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Terrorism Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about emergency management
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Sponsor Yvette D. Clarke, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 16, 2013
Latest Major Action April 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Terrorism Act of 2013 - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials responsible for counterterrorism and addressing the threat of violent extremism, to: (1) develop guidance, outreach, training, and programs in furtherance of national counterterrorism policy; and (2) develop and distribute to state, local, and tribal authorities courses and materials that comply with the Grant Programs Directorate Information Bulletin No. 373 or successor bulletin for integration into the curricula for recruits and recurrent training for experienced law enforcement officers.

Requires guidance for homeland security grant programs to inform recipients that expenditures on any training, programs, presentations, and speakers regarding counterterrorism that includes information about violent extremism, homegrown violent extremism, or domestic violent ex...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 29, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.
April 16, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.