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H.R. 5611 - Homeland Safety and Security Act

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    Homeland Safety and Security Act
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#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
9Version 1Amash (MI)RepublicanStrikes section 5 of the bill (Granting the Attorney General the Authority to Deny the Sale, Delivery, or Transfer of Firearms or Explosives to Known or Suspected Terrorists).Submitted
7Version 1Babin (TX)RepublicanProhibits grants from being awarded to organizations and individuals identified as unindicted co-conspirators (or any group or organization in which an employee or officer is the same) in the case of U.S. v. Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development.Submitted
11Version 1Babin (TX), Meadows (NC), Brat (VA)RepublicanProvides for a moratorium on refugee admissions from six countries with a sustained presence of radical Islamic terrorism. Requires a full assessment of the national security and social welfare implications of refugee admissions into the United States. Permits the refugee resettlement program to resume only after direct authorization by Congress. Submitted
3Version 1Clyburn (SC)DemocratEliminates the ability of a firearm dealer to transfer a firearm if the National Instant Criminal Background Check System has been unable to complete a background check of the prospective transferee within 3 business days.Submitted
17Version 1Curbelo (FL), Moulton (MA), Dold (IL), King, Peter (NY), Rigell (VA), Donovan (NY), Gabbard (HI), Thompson, Mike (CA)Bi-PartisanGrants the Attorney General the discretionary authority to deny the transfer of firearms and explosives and federal firearms and explosives licenses and permits to known or suspected terrorists on the No Fly and Selectee lists. It also provides an opportunity for appeal in a US District Court in the event of a denial and a mechanism for law enforcement to be notified if someone who is or has been in the Terrorism Screening Database within the previous five years requests the transfer of a firearm. It also provides a modified notice procedure for this type of judicial proceeding under FISA. Submitted
18Version 1Curbelo (FL), Moulton (MA), Dold (IL), King, Peter (NY), Rigell (VA), Donovan (NY), Gabbard (HI), Thompson, Mike (CA)Bi-PartisanGrants the Attorney General the discretionary authority to deny the transfer of firearms and explosives and federal firearms and explosives licenses and permits to known or suspected terrorists on the No Fly and Selectee lists. It also provides an opportunity for appeal in a US District Court in the event of a denial and a mechanism for law enforcement to be notified if someone who is or has been in the Terrorism Screening Database within the previous five years requests the transfer of a firearm. Submitted
14Version 1Dent (PA), Ashford (NE)Bi-PartisanProvides for a loss of American citizenship for those who travel overseas to join, train with, support, or fight for ISIS or other foreign terrorist organizations designated by the Secretary of State.Submitted
12Version 1Diaz-Balart (FL), DeSantis (FL)RepublicanRequires the State Department to report to Congress within 60 days whether the Muslim Brotherhood meets the criteria for foreign terrorist designation and, if not, which criteria have not been met.Submitted
1Version 1Donovan (NY)RepublicanPrevents U.S. nationals who travel overseas to join a foreign terrorist organization from accessing the U.S. financial system. Submitted
2Version 1Duncan (SC), Barletta (PA), Flores (TX)RepublicanDeports all non-citizens on the No-Fly and Selectee Lists.Submitted
10Version 1Hill (AR)RepublicanEstablishes a new vetting process for refugees that would include any refugees seeking asylum in America from a country that is designated as a high-risk threat to the United States by the U.S. Department of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Refugees applying for asylum from high-risk countries would require individual verification by DHS, FBI, and DNI before being granted admission to the United States.Submitted
16Version 1King, Peter (NY), Dold (IL), Donovan (NY)RepublicanIncreases public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of firearms or explosives licenses to a known or suspected dangerous terrorist.Submitted
4Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanRequires due process protections for gun purchasers at judicial hearings to prohibit such transfers on the government’s motion.Submitted
15Version 1Stutzman (IN)RepublicanAllows reciprocity for the carrying of certain concealed firearms.Submitted
5Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA), Adams (NC), Aguilar (CA), Bass (CA), Beatty, (OH), Beyer (VA), Blumenauer (OR), Boyle (PA), Butterfield (NC), Capps (CA), Capuano (MA), C?rdenas , Tony (CA), Carson (IN), Castor (FL), Chu (CA), Cicilline (RI), Clark, Katherine (MA), Cohen (TN), Connolly (VA), Conyers (MI), Cooper (TN), Courtney (CT), Crowley (NY), Cummings (MD), DeLauro (CT), DeSaulnier (CA), Deutch (FL), Doyle (PA), Edwards (MD), Engel (NY), Eshoo (CA), Esty (CT), Farr (CA), Foster (IL), Frankel (FL), Fudge (OH), Gallego (AZ), Garamendi (CA), Grayson (FL), Gutierrez (IL), Hahn (CA), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Higgins (NY), Himes (CT), Honda (CA), Huffman (CA), Israel (NY), Jackson Lee (TX), Jeffries (NY), Johnson, Hank (GA), Kaptur (OH), Keating (MA), Kennedy (MA), Kildee (MI), Langevin (RI), Larson, John (CT), Lawrence (MI), Levin, Sander (MI), Lieu (CA), Loebsack (IA), Lofgren (CA), Lowey (NY), Lujan Grisham (NM), Lynch (MA), Matsui (CA), McCollum (MN), McDermott (WA), McGovern (MA), Meeks (NY), Moore, Gwen (WI), Moulton (MA), Nadler (NY), Napolitano (CA), Neal (MA), Nolan (MN), Norcross (NJ), Norton (DC), Pascrell (NJ), Perlmutter (CO), Pingree (ME), Pocan (WI), Polis (CO), Price, David (NC), Quigley (IL), Rice, Kathleen (NY), Roybal-Allard (CA), Ruppersberger (MD), Ryan, Tim (OH), Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Schakowsky (IL), Serrano (NY), Slaughter (NY), Speier (CA), Swalwell (CA), Takai (HI), Takano (CA), Titus (NV), Tonko (NY), Torres (CA), Tsongas (MA), Van Hollen (MD), Vargas (CA), Wasserman Schultz (FL), Waters (CA), Welch (VT), Yarmuth (KY), Sinema (AZ), Vela (TX), Clarke (NY), Kelly, Robin (IL), Lee, Barbara (CA), Murphy, Patrick (FL), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), S?nchez, Linda (CA), Scott, Bobby (VA), Scott, David (GA), Smith, Adam (WA), Thompson, Bennie (MS), Wilson (FL)DemocratGrants the Attorney General the authority to deny the sale, delivery, or transfer of a firearm or the issuance of a firearm or explosives license or permit to dangerous terrorists. Submitted
6Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA), Adams (NC), Aguilar (CA), Bass (CA), Beatty, (OH), Beyer (VA), Blumenauer (OR), Bonamici (OR), Boyle (PA), Butterfield (NC), Capps (CA), Capuano (MA), C?rdenas , Tony (CA), Carson (IN), Castor (FL), Chu (CA), Cicilline (RI), Clark, Katherine (MA), Cohen (TN), Connolly (VA), Conyers (MI), Cooper (TN), Courtney (CT), Crowley (NY), Cummings (MD), Davis, Danny K. (IL), DeLauro (CT), DeSaulnier (CA), Deutch (FL), Doyle (PA), Edwards (MD), Engel (NY), Eshoo (CA), Esty (CT), Farr (CA), Foster (IL), Frankel (FL), Fudge (OH), Gallego (AZ), Garamendi (CA), Grayson (FL), Gutierrez (IL), Hahn (CA), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Higgins (NY), Himes (CT), Honda (CA), Huffman (CA), Israel (NY), Jackson Lee (TX), Jeffries (NY), Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX), Johnson, Hank (GA), Kaptur (OH), Keating (MA), Kelly, Robin (IL), Kennedy (MA), Kildee (MI), Langevin (RI), Larson, John (CT), Lawrence (MI), Lee, Barbara (CA), Levin, Sander (MI), Lewis, John (GA), Lieu (CA), Lipinski (IL), Loebsack (IA), Lofgren (CA), Lowey (NY), Lujan Grisham (NM), Lynch (MA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Matsui (CA), McCollum (MN), McDermott (WA), McGovern (MA), Meeks (NY), Moore, Gwen (WI), Moulton (MA), Murphy, Patrick (FL), Nadler (NY), Napolitano (CA), Neal (MA), Nolan (MN), Norcross (NJ), Norton (DC), Pascrell (NJ), Perlmutter (CO), Peters, Scott (CA), Pingree (ME), Pocan (WI), Polis (CO), Price, David (NC), Quigley (IL), Rice, Kathleen (NY), Roybal-Allard (CA), Ruppersberger (MD), Ryan, Tim (OH), Sanchez, Loretta (CA), S?nchez, Linda (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Schakowsky (IL), Scott, David (GA), Scott, Bobby (VA), Serrano (NY), Slaughter (NY), Smith, Adam (WA), Speier (CA), Swalwell (CA), Takai (HI), Takano (CA), Thompson, Bennie (MS), Titus (NV), Tonko (NY), Torres (CA), Tsongas (MA), Van Hollen (MD), Vargas (CA), Wasserman Schultz (FL), Waters (CA), Welch (VT), Wilson (FL), Yarmuth (KY), Clarke (NY), Brown, Corrine (FL), Cleaver (MO), Delaney (MD), Grijalva (AZ), Lowenthal (CA), Pallone (NJ), Vel?zquez (NY)DemocratRequires background checks on commercial sales of firearms.Submitted
8Version 1Thompson, Bennie (MS)DemocratEnsures that the legislation does not limit the Secretary of Homeland Security's authority to address violent extremist activities, as defined in the Act.Submitted
13Version 1Zeldin (NY)RepublicanRemoves those individuals from the look-back period in Section 5 (a)(7)(A) if it is determined that person was subject to designation as a Known or Suspected terrorist due to “erroneous entry”. This is a further step in ensuring due process and protecting those who were added to Terrorist Watchlist or related lists erroneously. Submitted