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[121 STAT. 338]
[121 STAT. 338]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 338

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

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.

(a) REPORT REQUIRED.—Not later than 270 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security, in conjunction with the Director of National Intelligence and the heads of other appropriate Federal departments and agencies, shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on efforts of the Government of the United States to collaborate with international partners and allies of the United States to increase border security, enhance global document security, and exchange terrorism information. (b) CONTENTS.—The report required by subsection (a) shall outline— (1) all presidential directives, programs, and strategies for carrying out and increasing United States Government efforts described in subsection (a); (2) the goals and objectives of each of these efforts; (3) the progress made in each of these efforts; and (4) the projected timelines for each of these efforts to become fully functional and effective. (c) DEFINITION.—In this section, the term ‘‘appropriate congressional committees’’ means— (1) the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives; and (2) the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate.

Subtitle B—Visa Waiver

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Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act of 2007. 8 USC 1101 note. 8 USC 1187 note.

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SEC. 711. MODERNIZATION OF THE VISA WAIVER PROGRAM.

(a) SHORT TITLE.—This section may be cited as the ‘‘Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act of 2007’’. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS.—It is the sense of Congress that— (1) the United States should modernize and strengthen the security of the visa waiver program under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1187) by simultaneously— (A) enhancing program security requirements; and (B) extending visa-free travel privileges to nationals of foreign countries that are partners in the war on terrorism— (i) that are actively cooperating with the United States to prevent terrorist travel, including sharing

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