Like Countable?

Install the App
TRY NOW

house Bill H.R. 1486

Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • The house Passed January 9th, 2018
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
      Committee on Homeland Security
    IntroducedMarch 9th, 2017

Log in or create an account to see how your Reps voted!

Bill Details

Official information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.

Suggest an update to this bill using our form.

Title

Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017

Official Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide funding to secure non-profit facilities from terrorist attacks, and for other purposes.

Summary

Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a Non-Profit Security Grant Program in the Department of Homeland Security, under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall make grants to tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations determined to be at risk of a terrorist attack, through the state in which such organizations are located, for target hardening and other security enhancements to protect against terrorist attacks. Recipients may use grants for: target hardening activities, including physical security enhancement equipment and inspection and screening systems; fees for security training relating to physical security and cyber security, target hardening, terrorism awareness, and employee awareness; and any other appropriate activity, including cyber security resilience activities. FEMA shall: (1) make funds provided available for use by a recipient of a grant for a period of not less than 36 months, and (2) report to Congress annually for each of FY2018-FY2022 on the expenditure by each recipient of grant funds made under the Act. Appropriations are authorized for those years to carry out the program, with a specified amount designated for: (1) recipients located in jurisdictions that receive funding under the Urban Area Security Initiative, and (2) recipients located in other jurisdictions.