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[121 STAT. 394]
[121 STAT. 394]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 394

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

(2) 150 surface transportation security inspectors in fiscal year 2008; (3) 175 surface transportation security inspectors in fiscal year 2009; and (4) 200 surface transportation security inspectors in fiscal years 2010 and 2011. (g) COORDINATION.—The Secretary shall ensure that the mission of the surface transportation security inspectors is consistent with any relevant risk assessments required by this Act or completed by the Department, the modal plans required under section 114(t) of title 49, United States Code, the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department and the Department of Transportation on Roles and Responsibilities, dated September 28, 2004, and any and all subsequent annexes to this Memorandum of Understanding, and other relevant documents setting forth the Department’s transportation security strategy, as appropriate. (h) CONSULTATION.—The Secretary shall periodically consult with the surface transportation entities which are or may be inspected by the surface transportation security inspectors, including, as appropriate, railroad carriers, over-the-road bus operators and terminal owners and operators, motor carriers, public transportation agencies, owners or operators of highways, and pipeline operators on— (1) the inspectors’ duties, responsibilities, authorities, and mission; and (2) strategies to improve transportation security and to ensure compliance with transportation security requirements. (i) REPORT.—Not later than September 30, 2008, the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General shall transmit a report to the appropriate congressional committees on the performance and effectiveness of surface transportation security inspectors, whether there is a need for additional inspectors, and other recommendations. (j) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section— (1) $11,400,000 for fiscal year 2007; (2) $17,100,000 for fiscal year 2008; (3) $19,950,000 for fiscal year 2009; (4) $22,800,000 for fiscal year 2010; and (5) $22,800,000 for fiscal year 2011. 6 USC 1114.






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(a) IN GENERAL.— (1) INFORMATION SHARING.—The Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation, shall establish a program to provide appropriate information that the Department has gathered or developed on the performance, use, and testing of technologies that may be used to enhance railroad, public transportation, and surface transportation security to surface transportation entities, including railroad carriers, over-theroad bus operators and terminal owners and operators, motor carriers, public transportation agencies, owners or operators of highways, pipeline operators, and State, local, and tribal governments that provide security assistance to such entities. (2) DESIGNATION OF QUALIFIED ANTITERRORISM TECHNOLOGIES.—The Secretary shall include in such information

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