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house Bill H.R. 3075

Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program Act of 2015

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Title

Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program Act of 2015

Official Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a grant program to establish counter-messaging campaigns targeting terrorist propaganda.

Summary

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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      house Committees
      Intelligence and Counterterrorism
      Committee on Homeland Security
    IntroducedJuly 15th, 2015

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