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Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program Act of 2015
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a grant program to establish counter-messaging campaigns targeting terrorist propaganda.
Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program Act of 2015 Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security to establish a grant program to assist eligible community groups and organizations in establishing counter-messaging campaigns targeting violent extremism. Bars grant eligibility to a community group or organization that has knowingly funded activities related to violent extremism or organizations known to engage in such activities. Defines "violent extremism" to mean ideologically motivated terrorist activities.
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Intelligence and CounterterrorismCommittee on Homeland SecurityIntroducedJuly 15th, 2015
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