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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB5602

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Another bill intended to counter domestic terrorism that could easily become government overreach. Selective enforcement issues and search and seizure issues have us watching this bill for the time being until more clarity on Constitutional issues arises.

Legislation Overview

Title: Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Congressional oversight: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Homeland Security: Department of Justice: Employment and training programs: Executive agency funding and structure: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Hate crimes: Intergovernmental relations: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Racial and ethnic relations: Terrorism

Description: Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: September 22, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5602/all-info

Sponsors

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180 sponsors: Bradley Schneider (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Karen Bass (D); Robin Kelly (D); Vicente Gonzalez (D); Luis Correa (D); Gil Cisneros (D); Jim Cooper (D); Jimmy Panetta (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Ann Kuster (D); Ed Case (D); Grace Meng (D); Kendra Horn (D); Tom Malinowski (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Brad Sherman (D); Lois Frankel (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Haley Stevens (D); Anthony Brindisi (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Donna Shalala (D); Sean Casten (D); Veronica Escobar (D); Susan Wild (D); Mary Gay Scanlon (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Adam Smith (D); Jared Huffman (D); Mike Quigley (D); Derek Kilmer (D); Angela Craig (D); Harley Rouda (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Mike Thompson (D); David Cicilline (D); Xochitl Torres Small (D); Bill Foster (D); David Trone (D); Elissa Slotkin (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D); Madeleine Dean (D); James McGovern (D); Steve Cohen (D); Denny Heck (D); Ted Lieu (D); Jason Crow (D); Joseph Neguse (D); Elaine Luria (D); Mark Pocan (D); Cedric Richmond (D); Conor Lamb (D); Greg Stanton (D); Sylvia Garcia (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Donald Payne (D); Cheri Bustos (D); Darren Soto (D); James Himes (D); Scott Peters (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Judy Chu (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); Lucy McBath (D); Sanford Bishop (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Stephanie Murphy (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); James Clyburn (D); Kurt Schrader (D); David Price (D); Bobby Rush (D); Barbara Lee (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Salud Carbajal (D); Jackie Speier (D); Juan Vargas (D); Ruben Gallego (D); Filemon Vela (D); Tom O'Halleran (D); Susan Davis (D); Joaquin Castro (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Ro Khanna (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Debra Haaland (D); Val Demings (D); John Garamendi (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Jared Golden (D); Kim Schrier (D); Henry Johnson (D); Jennifer Wexton (D); Raul Ruiz (D); Danny Davis (D); Raja Krishnamoorthi (D); Steven Horsford (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Jahana Hayes (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Andy Levin (D); Andy Kim (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); TJ Cox (D); Katherine Clark (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Brian Higgins (D); Joseph Kennedy (D); Lloyd Doggett (D); Dean Phillips (D); Betty McCollum (D); Charlie Crist (D); Cindy Axne (D); Terri Sewell (D); Al Green (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Max Rose (D); Peter DeFazio (D); Michael Doyle (D); Paul Tonko (D); Ben Lujan (D); Ron Kind (D); Tim Ryan (D); Frank Pallone (D); John Larson (D); Suzan DelBene (D); Mark Takano (D); Diana DeGette (D); Chrissy Houlahan (D); Ami Bera (D); Peter Welch (D); David Scott (D); Dina Titus (D); Gwen Moore (D); Christopher Pappas (D); Josh Gottheimer (D); Ben McAdams (D); Linda Sanchez (D); Donald McEachin (D); Kathy Castor (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Elizabeth Fletcher (D); Daniel Lipinski (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Daniel Kildee (D); Donald Norcross (D); Julia Brownley (D); Colin Allred (D); Jimmy Gomez (D); James Langevin (D); Joe Courtney (D); William Keating (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Lori Trahan (D); Lauren Underwood (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Albio Sires (D); Katie Porter (D); Henry Cuellar (D); Al Lawson (D); Mike Levin (D); Jose Serrano (D); John Sarbanes (D); Peter Visclosky (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); Norma Torres (D); Adam Schiff (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Sharice Davids (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Anna Eshoo (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Sep 22 2020 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
House Sep 21 2020 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4583-4586)
House Sep 21 2020 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Sep 21 2020 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5602.
House Sep 21 2020 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-526, Part I.
House Sep 21 2020 Committee on Homeland Security discharged.
House Sep 21 2020 Committee on Armed Services discharged.
House Sep 21 2020 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 426.
House Sep 21 2020 Ms. Jackson Lee moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
House Sep 21 2020 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4583-4589)
House Mar 11 2020 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
House Mar 11 2020 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 2.
House Mar 10 2020 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
House Jan 28 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 22 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism.
House Jan 14 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jan 14 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jan 14 2020 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jan 14 2020 Introduced in House
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 16 2020 federal bill text bill text
Introduced Sep 22 2020 federal bill text bill text
Engrossed Sep 23 2020 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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