US HB770 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 3 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes the United States Commission on an Open Society with Security to study how the government may provide for both security in, and public access to, federal buildings and other federal property and sites. The commission shall examine (1) government and private security practices and proposals, building design, public space management, counterterrorism needs, and refurbishment of existing federal facilities; (2) the effect of access to public facilities and spaces on constitutional rights and civil liberties, economies of affected jurisdictions, architectural aesthetics, traffic and congestion, and employee job performance; (3) technology to augment or replace traditional modes of security; and (4) methods of assessing the risks posed by terrorism, balanced against the needs and values of open access.

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Title

United States Commission on an Open Society with Security Act of 2021

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
2021-02-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
2021-02-03HouseReferred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-02-03HouseReferred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-02-03HouseSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E95-96)
2021-02-03HouseIntroduced in House

Subjects


US Congress State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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