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[121 STAT. 328]
[121 STAT. 328]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 328

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

Subtitle C—Interagency Threat Assessment and Coordination Group SEC. 521. INTERAGENCY THREAT ASSESSMENT AND COORDINATION GROUP.

(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—Subtitle A of title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.) is further amended by adding at the end the following: 6 USC 124k.

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‘‘SEC. 210D. INTERAGENCY THREAT ASSESSMENT AND COORDINATION GROUP.

‘‘(a) IN GENERAL.—To improve the sharing of information within the scope of the information sharing environment established under section 1016 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (6 U.S.C. 485) with State, local, tribal, and private sector officials, the Director of National Intelligence, through the program manager for the information sharing environment, in coordination with the Secretary, shall coordinate and oversee the creation of an Interagency Threat Assessment and Coordination Group (referred to in this section as the ‘ITACG’). ‘‘(b) COMPOSITION OF ITACG.—The ITACG shall consist of— ‘‘(1) an ITACG Advisory Council to set policy and develop processes for the integration, analysis, and dissemination of federally-coordinated information within the scope of the information sharing environment, including homeland security information, terrorism information, and weapons of mass destruction information; and ‘‘(2) an ITACG Detail comprised of State, local, and tribal homeland security and law enforcement officers and intelligence analysts detailed to work in the National Counterterrorism Center with Federal intelligence analysts for the purpose of integrating, analyzing, and assisting in the dissemination of federally-coordinated information within the scope of the information sharing environment, including homeland security information, terrorism information, and weapons of mass destruction information, through appropriate channels identified by the ITACG Advisory Council. ‘‘(c) RESPONSIBILITIES OF PROGRAM MANAGER.—The program manager, in consultation with the Information Sharing Council, shall— ‘‘(1) monitor and assess the efficacy of the ITACG; and ‘‘(2) not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, and at least annually thereafter, submit to the Secretary, the Attorney General, the Director of National Intelligence, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives a report on the progress of the ITACG. ‘‘(d) RESPONSIBILITIES OF SECRETARY.—The Secretary, or the Secretary’s designee, in coordination with the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and the ITACG Advisory Council, shall— ‘‘(1) create policies and standards for the creation of information products derived from information within the scope of the information sharing environment, including homeland

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