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110 STAT. 2724 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 of mass destruction within the United States. The measures shall include— (1) actions to increase civilian law enforcement expertise to counter such a threat; and (2) actions to improve coordination between civilian law enforcement officials and other civilian sources of expertise, within and outside the Federal Government, to counter such a threat. 50 USC 2316. (e) REPORTS. —The President shall submit to Cpngress the following reports: (1) Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, a report describing the respective policy functions and operational roles of Federal agencies in countering the threat posed by the use or potential use of biological and chemical weapons of mass destruction within the United States. (2) Not later than one year after such date, a report describing— (A) the actions planned to be taken to carry out subsection (d); and (B) the costs of such actions. (3) Not later than three years after such date, a report updating the information provided in the reports submitted pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2), including the measures taken pursuant to subsection (d). 50 USC 2317. SEC. 1417. RAPID RESPONSE INFORMATION SYSTEM. (a) INVENTORY OF RAPID RESPONSE ASSETS. —(1) The head of each Federal Response Plan agency shall develop and maintain an inventory of physical equipment and assets under the jurisdiction of that agency that could be made available to aid State and local officials in search and rescue and other disaster management and mitigation efforts associated with an emergency involving weapons of mass destruction. The agency head shall submit a copy of the inventory, and any updates of the inventory, to the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for inclusion in the master inventory required under subsection (b). (2) Each inventory shall include a separate listing of any equipment that is excess to the needs of that agency and could be considered for disposal as excess or surplus property for use for response and training with regard to emergencies involving weapons of mass destruction. (b) MASTER INVENTORY.— The Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall compile and maintain a comprehensive listing of all inventories prepared under subsection (a). The first such master list shall be completed not later than December 31, 1997, and shall be updated annually thereafter. (c) ADDITION TO FEDERAL RESPONSE PLAN. —Not later than December 31, 1997, the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall develop and incorporate into existing Federal emergency response plans and programs prepared under section 611(b) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5196(b)) guidance on accessing and using the physical equipment and assets included in the master list developed under subsection to respond to emergencies involving weapons of mass destruction. (d) DATABASE ON CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS. —The Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in con-