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      house Committees
      House Committee on Homeland Security
      Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications
    IntroducedJanuary 27th, 2009

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Title

Targeting Homeland Security Resources Effectively Against Terrorism Act of 2009

Official Title

To authorize the grant program under which the Secretary of Homeland Security makes discretionary grants for use in high-threat, high-density urban areas, and for other purposes.

Summary

Targeting Homeland Security Resources Effectively Against Terrorism Act of 2009 or the THREAT Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to carry out a program of discretionary grants for use in high-threat, high-density urban areas. Directs the Secretary to make grants to not more than 15 areas in a fiscal year after considering the population, presence of critical infrastructure, and credibility of the terrorism-related threat for an area. Requires amounts awarded to be disbursed directly to local governments.

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