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H.R.1945: Fostering Resilience to Terrorism Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
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Sponsor Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 9, 2013
Latest Major Action May 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

Fostering Resilience to Terrorism Act of 2013 - Amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 to revise the definition of an "act of terrorism" to mean any act that is certified as meeting the specified criteria for such an act by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), in concurrence with the Secretary of the Treasury (currently, by the Secretary of the Treasury in concurrence with the Secretary of State).

Extends the Terrorism Insurance Program until December 31, 2024 (under current law the Program expires on December 31, 2014).

Requires reports in 2017, 2020, and 2030 on the findings of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets pursuant to an ongoing analysis regarding the long-term availability and affordability of insurance for terrorism risk.

Directs the DHS Secretary to: (1) provide to insureds under the Program, through the Secretary of the Treasury, timely homeland security information, including terrorism risk information, at the appro...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 29, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies.
May 9, 2013 Referred to House Homeland Security
May 9, 2013 Referred to House Financial Services