121 STAT. 372
PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007
TITLE X—IMPROVING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY SEC. 1001. NATIONAL ASSET DATABASE.
(a) IN GENERAL.—Subtitle A of title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as amended by title V, is further amended by adding at the end the following new section: 6 USC 124l.
‘‘SEC. 210E. NATIONAL ASSET DATABASE.
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‘‘(a) ESTABLISHMENT.— ‘‘(1) NATIONAL ASSET DATABASE.—The Secretary shall establish and maintain a national database of each system or asset that— ‘‘(A) the Secretary, in consultation with appropriate homeland security officials of the States, determines to be vital and the loss, interruption, incapacity, or destruction of which would have a negative or debilitating effect on the economic security, public health, or safety of the United States, any State, or any local government; or ‘‘(B) the Secretary determines is appropriate for inclusion in the database. ‘‘(2) PRIORITIZED CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE LIST.—In accordance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive–7, as in effect on January 1, 2007, the Secretary shall establish and maintain a single classified prioritized list of systems and assets included in the database under paragraph (1) that the Secretary determines would, if destroyed or disrupted, cause national or regional catastrophic effects. ‘‘(b) USE OF DATABASE.—The Secretary shall use the database established under subsection (a)(1) in the development and implementation of Department plans and programs as appropriate. ‘‘(c) MAINTENANCE OF DATABASE.— ‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall maintain and annually update the database established under subsection (a)(1) and the list established under subsection (a)(2), including— ‘‘(A) establishing data collection guidelines and providing such guidelines to the appropriate homeland security official of each State; ‘‘(B) regularly reviewing the guidelines established under subparagraph (A), including by consulting with the appropriate homeland security officials of States, to solicit feedback about the guidelines, as appropriate; ‘‘(C) after providing the homeland security official of a State with the guidelines under subparagraph (A), allowing the official a reasonable amount of time to submit to the Secretary any data submissions recommended by the official for inclusion in the database established under subsection (a)(1); ‘‘(D) examining the contents and identifying any submissions made by such an official that are described incorrectly or that do not meet the guidelines established under subparagraph (A); and ‘‘(E) providing to the appropriate homeland security official of each relevant State a list of submissions identified under subparagraph (D) for review and possible correction
VerDate Aug 31 2005
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