US HB338 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-16 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Makes the counting of electoral college votes in Congress a National Special Security Event. A National Special Security Event is a designated event that, by virtue of its political, economic, social, or religious significance, may be the target of terrorism or other criminal activity. This designation authorizes the use of the U.S. Secret Service and certain funds to respond to the security needs resulting from such an event.

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To clarify the counting of electoral votes in Congress to be a National Special Security Event.



2021-01-16HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism.
2021-01-15HouseReferred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
2021-01-15HouseIntroduced in House


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