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[121 STAT. 402]
[121 STAT. 402]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 402

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

(B) maximize the abilities of public transportation systems to mitigate damage resulting from terrorist attack or other major incident. (2) ASSESSMENTS AND CONSULTATIONS.—In developing the National Strategy for Public Transportation Security, the Secretary shall— (A) use established and ongoing public transportation security assessments as the basis of the National Strategy for Public Transportation Security; and (B) consult with all relevant stakeholders, including public transportation agencies, nonprofit labor organizations representing public transportation employees, emergency responders, public safety officials, and other relevant parties. (c) CONTENTS.—In the National Strategy for Public Transportation Security, the Secretary shall describe prioritized goals, objectives, policies, actions, and schedules to improve the security of public transportation. (d) RESPONSIBILITIES.—The Secretary shall include in the National Strategy for Public Transportation Security a description of the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of Federal, State, and local agencies, tribal governments, and appropriate stakeholders. The plan shall also include— (1) the identification of, and a plan to address, gaps and unnecessary overlaps in the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of Federal agencies; and (2) a process for coordinating existing or future security strategies and plans for public transportation, including the National Infrastructure Protection Plan required by Homeland Security Presidential Directive–7; Executive Order No. 13416: Strengthening Surface Transportation Security dated December 5, 2006; the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department and the Department of Transportation on Roles and Responsibilities dated September 28, 2004; and subsequent annexes and agreements. (e) ADEQUACY OF EXISTING PLANS AND STRATEGIES.—In developing the National Strategy for Public Transportation Security, the Secretary shall use relevant existing risk assessments and strategies developed by the Department or other Federal agencies, including those developed or implemented pursuant to section 114(t) of title 49, United States Code, or Homeland Security Presidential Directive–7. (f) FUNDING.—There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section $2,000,000 for fiscal year 2008. 6 USC 1134.


(a) PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ASSESSMENTS.— (1) SUBMISSION.—Not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration of the Department of Transportation shall submit all public transportation security assessments and all other relevant information to the Secretary. (2) SECRETARIAL REVIEW.—Not later than 60 days after receiving the submission under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall review and augment the security assessments received, and conduct additional security assessments as necessary to ensure that at a minimum, all high risk public transportation

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