House Bill 6873
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Bombing Prevention Act of 2022
Active
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Passed House on May 17, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 28, 2022
Latest Action
May 18, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
6873
Congress
117
Policy Area
Emergency Management
Emergency Management
Primary focus of measure is emergency planning; response to civil disturbances, natural and other disasters, including fires; emergency communications; security preparedness.
Sponsorship by Party
New Jersey
District of Columbia
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
May 17, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Bombing Prevention Act of 2022

This bill establishes within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) an Office for Bombing Prevention.

The office shall advise DHS on matters related to terrorist explosive threats and attacks in the United States, coordinate DHS efforts to counter such threats and attacks, and take other specified steps, including promoting security awareness.

The bill also requires DHS to provide to the public and private sector technical assistance to counter terrorist explosive threats and attacks that pose a risk in certain jurisdictions to critical infrastructure facilities or to special events.

DHS must also ensure coordination and information sharing regarding nonmilitary research, development, testing, and evaluation activities relating to terrorist explosive threats and attacks in the United States.

Text (4)
May 18, 2022
May 17, 2022
May 13, 2022
February 28, 2022
Actions (17)
05/18/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
05/17/2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/17/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 26 (Roll no. 195). (text: 05/16/2022 CR H4979-4980)
05/17/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 26 (Roll no. 195).
05/17/2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5076-5077)
05/16/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/16/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6873.
05/16/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4979-4982)
05/16/2022
Mr. Malinowski moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
05/13/2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 241.
05/13/2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 117-322.
03/02/2022
Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation Discharged.
03/02/2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 0.
03/02/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
03/01/2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation.
02/28/2022
Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
02/28/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 1, 2022 8:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Jun 30, 2022 3:26:22 AM