H.R.1486 – Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017

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H.R.1486 – Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017 


HR 1486 amends current law to establish a Non-Profit Security Grant Program to make grants to nonprofit organizations determined to be at risk of a terrorist attack.

The grants may be used for the acquisition or installation of certain security devices including o real property specifically to prevent or protect against the risk of a terrorist attack as well as for training related to protection of critical infrastructure, physical and cyber security.

A nonprofit organization … shall not be treated as ineligible to receive a grant … solely because such organization is not located within a jurisdiction receiving funding.

(Full text of H.R. 1486 congress.gov)

SponsorRep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] (Introduced 03/09/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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