H.R.4401 - Amplifying Local Efforts to Root out Terror Act of 2016. 114th Congress (2015-2016)

·       Introduced by Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11)

·       Passed House 2/29/16

·       This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide training at state and major urban area fusion centers for the purpose of administering community awareness briefings and related activities in furtherance of its efforts to counter violent extremism, identify and report suspicious activities, and increase awareness of and more quickly identify terrorism threats, including the travel or attempted travel of individuals from the United States to support a foreign terrorist organization abroad.

·       The bill directs DHS to assess its efforts to support countering violent extremism at the state, local, tribal, and territorial levels. 

Mina Chang