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H.R.4251 Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting for Port Security Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 29, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Homeland Security - Border and Maritime Security

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 28, 2012, with a roll call of 402 ayes, 21 nays, and 9 not voting.

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    • Screening Concerns | Maritime Security Review - July 28, 2012 by Mark Lowe - Miller said legislation she sponsored and that was passed by the House June 28 — the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting (SMART) for Port Security Act (HR 4251) — would task DHS with conducting a ...

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      As noted by Mark Lowe on July 28, 2012, "Miller said legislation she sponsored and that was passed by the House June 28 — the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting (SMART) for Port Security Act (HR 4251) — would task DHS with conducting a ..." (/url?q=http://www.marsecreview.com/2012/07/screening-concerns/&sa=U&ei=WhcVUOebFsay0QGBnoDYCw&ved=0CDUQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNHCb6OaFEvSsl7zN0V23xeOsjhkkA)
    • House Passes Border Security Legislation - July 04, 2012 by FAIR Gov't Relations Team - The first bill, the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting (SMART) Port Security Act (H.R. 4251), was introduced by Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on ...

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      As noted by FAIR Gov't Relations Team on July 04, 2012, "The first bill, the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting (SMART) Port Security Act (H.R. 4251), was introduced by Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on ..." (/url?q=http://immigrationreform.com/2012/07/03/house-passes-border-security-legislation/&sa=U&ei=7Q38T-b9Dujk2QWW4rDQDw&ved=0CCgQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNF67ytUuFFN8eu7Asj_bgg9ica-wQ)
    • House Passes Border Security Legislation - July 04, 2012 by FAIR Gov't Relations Team - The first bill, the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting (SMART) Port Security Act (H.R. 4251), was introduced by Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on ...

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      As noted by FAIR Gov't Relations Team on July 04, 2012, "The first bill, the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting (SMART) Port Security Act (H.R. 4251), was introduced by Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on ..." (/url?q=http://immigrationreform.com/2012/07/03/house-passes-border-security-legislation/&sa=U&ei=9ur7T43nC4TE2QWI6sinCQ&ved=0CCgQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNF8-95Zmv962w-4OnCctRvNSbemOQ)

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    • House passes legislation for maritime and aviation security, plus grants - July 04, 2012 by SecurityInfoWatch - The House passed H.R. 4251 by a vote of 402-21. H.R. 5843,http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.112hr5843 introduced by Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies ...

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      As noted by SecurityInfoWatch on July 04, 2012, "The House passed H.R. 4251 by a vote of 402-21. H.R. 5843,http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.112hr5843 introduced by Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies ..." (http://www.securityinfowatch.com/news/10737469/house-passes-legislation-for-maritime-and-aviation-security-plus-grants?page=2)
    • House passes legislation for maritime and aviation security, plus grants - July 03, 2012 by SecurityInfoWatch - H.R. 4251,http://homeland.house.gov/bill/hr-4251-safe-port-security-act H.R. 5843,http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.112hr5843 H.R. 1447,http://homeland.house.gov/bill/hr-1447-aviation-security-stakeholder-participation-act-2011 H.R ...

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      As noted by SecurityInfoWatch on July 03, 2012, "H.R. 4251,http://homeland.house.gov/bill/hr-4251-safe-port-security-act H.R. 5843,http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.112hr5843 H.R. 1447,http://homeland.house.gov/bill/hr-1447-aviation-security-stakeholder-participation-act-2011 H.R ..." (http://www.securityinfowatch.com/news/10737469/house-passes-legislation-for-maritime-and-aviation-security-plus-grants)
    • Congressional votes for June 26-28 - July 03, 2012 by Southeast Missourian - Emanuel Cleaver D-MO (5th). PORT SECURITY COOPERATION: The House has passed the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting for Port Security Act (H.R. 4251). The bill would authorize measures to improve the cooperation and efficiency of port

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      As noted by Southeast Missourian on July 03, 2012, "Emanuel Cleaver D-MO (5th). PORT SECURITY COOPERATION: The House has passed the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting for Port Security Act (H.R. 4251). The bill would authorize measures to improve the cooperation and efficiency of port" (http://www.semissourian.com/story/1866648.html)
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