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Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1, July 25, 2007

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Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1, July 25, 2007
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House Report 110-259. 110th Congress, 1st Session. Jacket No. 36-904.

The 9/11 Commission Act refers to the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007. The act implements some of the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. It includes mandating 100% inspection of all air and sea cargo entering the U.S., and a new method of redistributing antiterrorism funding.

Table of Contents

TITLE I—HOMELAND SECURITY GRANTS
Sec. 101. Homeland Security Grant Program.
Sec. 102. Other amendments to the Homeland Security Act of 2002.
Sec. 103. Amendments to the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006.
Sec. 104. Technical and conforming amendments.

TITLE II—EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANTS
Sec. 201. Emergency management performance grant program.
Sec. 202. Grants for construction of emergency operations centers.

TITLE III—ENSURING COMMUNICATIONS INTEROPERABILITY FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
Sec. 301. Interoperable emergency communications grant program.
Sec. 302. Border interoperability demonstration project.

TITLE IV—STRENGTHENING USE OF THE INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM
Sec. 401. Definitions.
Sec. 402. National exercise program design.
Sec. 403. National exercise program model exercises.
Sec. 404. Pre-identifying and evaluating multijurisdictional facilities to strengthen incident command; private sector preparedness.
Sec. 405. Federal response capability inventory.
Sec. 406. Reporting requirements.
Sec. 407. Federal preparedness.
Sec. 408. Credentialing and typing.
Sec. 409. Model standards and guidelines for critical infrastructure workers.
Sec. 410. Authorization of appropriations.

TITLE V—IMPROVING INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION SHARING WITHIN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND WITH STATE, LOCAL, AND TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS
Subtitle A—Homeland Security Information Sharing Enhancement
Sec. 501. Homeland Security Advisory System and information sharing.
Sec. 502. Intelligence Component Defined.
Sec. 503. Role of intelligence components, training, and information sharing.
Sec. 504. Information sharing.
Subtitle B—Homeland Security Information Sharing Partnerships
Sec. 511. Department of Homeland Security State, Local, and Regional Fusion Center Initiative.
Sec. 512. Homeland Security Information Sharing Fellows Program.
Sec. 513. Rural Policing Institute.
Subtitle C—Interagency Threat Assessment and Coordination Group
Sec. 521. Interagency Threat Assessment and Coordination Group.
Subtitle D—Homeland Security Intelligence Offices Reorganization
Sec. 531. Office of Intelligence and Analysis and Office of Infrastructure Protection.
Subtitle E—Authorization of Appropriations
Sec. 541. Authorization of appropriations.

TITLE VI—CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT OF INTELLIGENCE
Sec. 601. Availability to public of certain intelligence funding information.
Sec. 602. Public Interest Declassification Board.
Sec. 603. Sense of the Senate regarding a report on the 9/11 Commission recommendations with respect to intelligence reform and congressional intelligence oversight reform.
Sec. 604. Availability of funds for the Public Interest Declassification Board.
Sec. 605. Availability of the Executive Summary of the Report on Central Intelligence Agency Accountability Regarding the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001.

TITLE VII—STRENGTHENING EFFORTS TO PREVENT TERRORIST TRAVEL
Subtitle A—Terrorist Travel

Sec. 701. Report on international collaboration to increase border security, enhance global document security, and exchange terrorist information.
Subtitle B—Visa Waiver
Sec. 711. Modernization of the visa waiver program.
Subtitle C—Strengthening Terrorism Prevention Programs
Sec. 721. Strengthening the capabilities of the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center.
Sec. 722. Enhancements to the terrorist travel program.
Sec. 723. Enhanced driver’s license.
Sec. 724. Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
Sec. 725. Model ports-of-entry.
Subtitle D—Miscellaneous Provisions
Sec. 731. Report regarding border security.

TITLE VIII—PRIVACY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES
Sec. 801. Modification of authorities relating to Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Sec. 802. Department Privacy Officer.
Sec. 803. Privacy and civil liberties officers.
Sec. 804. Federal Agency Data Mining Reporting Act of 2007.

TITLE IX—PRIVATE SECTOR PREPAREDNESS
Sec. 901. Private sector preparedness.
Sec. 902. Responsibilities of the private sector Office of the Department.

TITLE X—IMPROVING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY
Sec. 1001. National Asset Database.
Sec. 1002. Risk assessments and report.
Sec. 1003. Sense of Congress regarding the inclusion of levees in the National Infrastructure Protection Plan.

TITLE XI—ENHANCED DEFENSES AGAINST WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION
Sec. 1101. National Biosurveillance Integration Center.
Sec. 1102. Biosurveillance efforts.
Sec. 1103. Interagency coordination to enhance defenses against nuclear and radiological weapons of mass destruction.
Sec. 1104. Integration of detection equipment and technologies.

TITLE XII—TRANSPORTATION SECURITY PLANNING AND INFORMATION SHARING
Sec. 1201. Definitions.
Sec. 1202. Transportation security strategic planning.
Sec. 1203. Transportation security information sharing.
Sec. 1204. National domestic preparedness consortium.
Sec. 1205. National transportation security center of excellence.
Sec. 1206. Immunity for reports of suspected terrorist activity or suspicious behavior and response.

TITLE XIII—TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ENHANCEMENTS
Sec. 1301. Definitions.
Sec. 1302. Enforcement authority.
Sec. 1303. Authorization of visible intermodal prevention and response teams.
Sec. 1304. Surface transportation security inspectors.
Sec. 1305. Surface transportation security technology information sharing.
Sec. 1306. TSA personnel limitations.
Sec. 1307. National explosives detection canine team training program.
Sec. 1308. Maritime and surface transportation security user fee study.
Sec. 1309. Prohibition of issuance of transportation security cards to convicted felons.
Sec. 1310. Roles of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Transportation.

TITLE XIV—PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SECURITY
Sec. 1401. Short title.
Sec. 1402. Definitions.
Sec. 1403. Findings.
Sec. 1404. National Strategy for Public Transportation Security.
Sec. 1405. Security assessments and plans.
Sec. 1406. Public transportation security assistance.
Sec. 1407. Security exercises.
Sec. 1408. Public transportation security training program.
Sec. 1409. Public transportation research and development.
Sec. 1410. Information sharing.
Sec. 1411. Threat assessments.
Sec. 1412. Reporting requirements.
Sec. 1413. Public transportation employee protections.
Sec. 1414. Security background checks of covered individuals for public transportation.
Sec. 1415. Limitation on fines and civil penalties.

TITLE XV—SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY
Subtitle A—General Provisions

Sec. 1501. Definitions.
Sec. 1502. Oversight and grant procedures.
Sec. 1503. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 1504. Public awareness.
Subtitle B—Railroad Security
Sec. 1511. Railroad transportation security risk assessment and national strategy.
Sec. 1512. Railroad carrier assessments and plans.
Sec. 1513. Railroad security assistance.
Sec. 1514. Systemwide Amtrak security upgrades.
Sec. 1515. Fire and life safety improvements.
Sec. 1516. Railroad carrier exercises.
Sec. 1517. Railroad security training program.
Sec. 1518. Railroad security research and development.
Sec. 1519. Railroad tank car security testing.
Sec. 1520. Railroad threat assessments.
Sec. 1521. Railroad employee protections.
Sec. 1522. Security background checks of covered individuals.
Sec. 1523. Northern border railroad passenger report.
Sec. 1524. International Railroad Security Program.
Sec. 1525. Transmission line report.
Sec. 1526. Railroad security enhancements.
Sec. 1527. Applicability of District of Columbia law to certain Amtrak contracts.
Sec. 1528. Railroad preemption clarification.
Subtitle C—Over-The-Road Bus and Trucking Security
Sec. 1531. Over-the-road bus security assessments and plans.
Sec. 1532. Over-the-road bus security assistance.
Sec. 1533. Over-the-road bus exercises.
Sec. 1534. Over-the-road bus security training program.
Sec. 1535. Over-the-road bus security research and development.
Sec. 1536. Motor carrier employee protections.
Sec. 1537. Unified carrier registration system agreement.
Sec. 1538. School bus transportation security.
Sec. 1539. Technical amendment.
Sec. 1540. Truck security assessment.
Sec. 1541. Memorandum of understanding annex.
Sec. 1542. DHS Inspector General report on trucking security grant program.
Subtitle D—Hazardous Material and Pipeline Security
Sec. 1551. Railroad routing of security-sensitive materials.
Sec. 1552. Railroad security-sensitive material tracking.
Sec. 1553. Hazardous materials highway routing.
Sec. 1554. Motor carrier security-sensitive material tracking.
Sec. 1555. Hazardous materials security inspections and study.
Sec. 1556. Technical corrections.
Sec. 1557. Pipeline security inspections and enforcement.
Sec. 1558. Pipeline security and incident recovery plan.

TITLE XVI—AVIATION
Sec. 1601. Airport checkpoint screening fund.
Sec. 1602. Screening of cargo carried aboard passenger aircraft.
Sec. 1603. In-line baggage screening.
Sec. 1604. In-line baggage system deployment.
Sec. 1605. Strategic plan to test and implement advanced passenger prescreening system.
Sec. 1606. Appeal and redress process for passengers wrongly delayed or prohibited from boarding a flight.
Sec. 1607. Strengthening explosives detection at passenger screening checkpoints.
Sec. 1608. Research and development of aviation transportation security technology.
Sec. 1609. Blast-resistant cargo containers.
Sec. 1610. Protection of passenger planes from explosives.
Sec. 1611. Specialized training.
Sec. 1612. Certain TSA personnel limitations not to apply.
Sec. 1613. Pilot project to test different technologies at airport exit lanes.
Sec. 1614. Security credentials for airline crews.
Sec. 1615. Law enforcement officer biometric credential.
Sec. 1616. Repair station security.
Sec. 1617. General aviation security.
Sec. 1618. Extension of authorization of aviation security funding.

TITLE XVII—MARITIME CARGO
Sec. 1701. Container scanning and seals.

TITLE XVIII—PREVENTING WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION PROLIFERATION AND TERRORISM
Sec. 1801. Findings.
Sec. 1802. Definitions.
Subtitle A—Repeal and Modification of Limitations on Assistance for Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism
Sec. 1811. Repeal and modification of limitations on assistance for prevention of weapons of mass destruction proliferation and terrorism.
Subtitle B—Proliferation Security Initiative
Sec. 1821. Proliferation Security Initiative improvements and authorities.
Sec. 1822. Authority to provide assistance to cooperative countries.
Subtitle C—Assistance to Accelerate Programs to Prevent Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
Sec. 1831. Statement of policy.
Sec. 1832. Authorization of appropriations for the Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.
Sec. 1833. Authorization of appropriations for the Department of Energy programsto prevent weapons of mass destruction proliferation and terrorism.
Subtitle D—Office of the United States Coordinator for the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
Sec. 1841. Office of the United States Coordinator for the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism.
Sec. 1842. Sense of Congress on United States-Russia cooperation and coordination on the prevention of weapons of mass destruction proliferation and terrorism.
Subtitle E—Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
Sec. 1851. Establishment of Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism.
Sec. 1852. Purposes of Commission.
Sec. 1853. Composition of Commission.
Sec. 1854. Responsibilities of Commission.
Sec. 1855. Powers of Commission.
Sec. 1856. Nonapplicability of Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Sec. 1857. Report.
Sec. 1858. Termination.
Sec. 1859. Funding.

TITLE XIX—INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION ON ANTITERRORISM TECHNOLOGIES
Sec. 1901. Promoting antiterrorism capabilities through international cooperation.
Sec. 1902. Transparency of funds.

TITLE XX—9/11 COMMISSION INTERNATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION
Sec. 2001. Short title.
Sec. 2002. Definition.
Subtitle A—Quality Educational Opportunities in Predominantly Muslim Countries.
Sec. 2011. Findings; Policy.
Sec. 2012. International Muslim Youth Opportunity Fund.
Sec. 2013. Annual report to Congress.
Sec. 2014. Extension of program to provide grants to American-sponsored schools in predominantly Muslim Countries to provide scholarships.
Subtitle B—Democracy and Development in the Broader Middle East Region
Sec. 2021. Middle East Foundation.
Subtitle C—Reaffirming United States Moral Leadership
Sec. 2031. Advancing United States interests through public diplomacy.
Sec. 2032. Oversight of international broadcasting.
Sec. 2033. Expansion of United States scholarship, exchange, and library programs in predominantly Muslim countries.
Sec. 2034. United States policy toward detainees.
Subtitle D—Strategy for the United States Relationship With Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia
Sec. 2041. Afghanistan.
Sec. 2042. Pakistan.
Sec. 2043. Saudi Arabia.

TITLE XXI—ADVANCING DEMOCRATIC VALUES
Sec. 2101. Short title.
Sec. 2102. Findings.
Sec. 2103. Statement of policy.
Sec. 2104. Definitions.
Subtitle A—Activities to Enhance the Promotion of Democracy
Sec. 2111. Democracy Promotion at the Department of State.
Sec. 2112. Democracy Fellowship Program.
Sec. 2113. Investigations of violations of international humanitarian law.
Subtitle B—Strategies and Reports on Human Rights and the Promotion of Democracy
Sec. 2121. Strategies, priorities, and annual report.
Sec. 2122. Translation of human rights reports.
Subtitle C—Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion and the Internet Website of the Department of State
Sec. 2131. Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion.
Sec. 2132. Sense of Congress regarding the Internet website of the Department of State.
Subtitle D—Training in Democracy and Human Rights; Incentives
Sec. 2141. Training in democracy promotion and the protection of human rights.
Sec. 2142. Sense of Congress regarding ADVANCE Democracy Award.
Sec. 2143. Personnel policies at the Department of State.
Subtitle E—Cooperation With Democratic Countries
Sec. 2151. Cooperation with democratic countries.
Subtitle F—Funding for Promotion of Democracy
Sec. 2161. The United Nations Democracy Fund.
Sec. 2162. United States democracy assistance programs.

TITLE XXII—INTEROPERABLE EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
Sec. 2201. Interoperable emergency communications.
Sec. 2202. Clarification of congressional intent.
Sec. 2203. Cross border interoperability reports.
Sec. 2204. Extension of short quorum.
Sec. 2205. Requiring reports to be submitted to certain committees.

TITLE XXIII—EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS MODERNIZATION
Sec. 2301. Short title.
Sec. 2302. Funding for program.
Sec. 2303. NTIA coordination of E-911 implementation.

TITLE XXIV—MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Sec. 2401. Quadrennial homeland security review.
Sec. 2402. Sense of the Congress regarding the prevention of radicalization leading to ideologically-based violence.
Sec. 2403. Requiring reports to be submitted to certain committees.
Sec. 2404. Demonstration project.
Sec. 2405. Under Secretary for Management of Department of Homeland Security.

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