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Title: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study regarding identifying and evaluating all categories of individuals in this ...

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Last Action Date: Dec 9, 2019

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB265

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This legislation could turn into a pre-crime program that allows government to act preemptively against citizens.

Legislation Overview

Title: Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019

Subject: Emergency management: Child safety and welfare: Congressional oversight: Crime prevention: Crimes against children: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Department of Homeland Security: Educational facilities and institutions: Elementary and secondary education: Executive agency funding and structure: Government information and archives: Higher education: Mental health: Terrorism: Violent crime

Description: Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Joint Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Task Force, which shall provide recommendations to Congress and DHS on the development and implementation of a national strategy for preventing targeted violence through behavioral threat assessment and management. The bill defines "behavioral threat assessment and management" as the systematic and evidence-based process of (1) identifying individuals whose behavior indicates a capacity for committing acts of violence, (2) investigating and gathering information from multiple sources to assess whether such individuals pose a threat, and (3) the subsequent management of such a threat. DHS shall (1) develop and implement the national strategy and provide information and training services related to it, and (2) award grants to establish community based units for implementing the national strategy.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Last Action Date: January 29, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/265/all-info

Companion Bill: HB838

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5 sponsors: Marco Rubio (R); Krysten Sinema (D); Thom Tillis (R); Rick Scott (R); John Cornyn (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 29 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 6 2019 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: Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs

Votes

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