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[121 STAT. 409]
[121 STAT. 409]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

121 STAT. 409

(A) scaled and tailored to the needs of specific public transportation systems, and include taking into account the needs of the elderly and individuals with disabilities; (B) live; (C) coordinated with appropriate officials; (D) as realistic as practicable and based on current risk assessments, including credible threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences; (E) inclusive, as appropriate, of frontline employees and managers; and (F) consistent with the National Incident Management System, the National Response Plan, the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, the National Preparedness Guidance, the National Preparedness Goal, and other such national initiatives; (2) provides that exercises described in paragraph (1) will be— (A) evaluated by the Secretary against clear and consistent performance measures; (B) assessed by the Secretary to learn best practices, which shall be shared with appropriate Federal, State, local, and tribal officials, governmental and nongovernmental emergency response providers, law enforcement personnel, including railroad and transit police, and appropriate stakeholders; and (C) followed by remedial action by covered entities in response to lessons learned; (3) involves individuals in neighborhoods around the infrastructure of a public transportation system; and (4) assists State, local, and tribal governments and public transportation agencies in designing, implementing, and evaluating exercises that conform to the requirements of paragraph (2). (d) NATIONAL EXERCISE PROGRAM.—The Secretary shall ensure that the exercise program developed under subsection (a) is a component of the National Exercise Program established under section 648 of the Post Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act (Public Law 109–295; 6 U.S.C. 748). (e) FERRY SYSTEM EXEMPTION.—This section does not apply to any ferry system for which drills are required to be conducted pursuant to section 70103 of title 46, United States Code.

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(a) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall develop and issue detailed interim final regulations, and not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall develop and issue detailed final regulations, for a public transportation security training program to prepare public transportation employees, including frontline employees, for potential security threats and conditions. (b) CONSULTATION.—The Secretary shall develop the interim final and final regulations under subsection (a) in consultation with— (1) appropriate law enforcement, fire service, security, and terrorism experts; (2) representatives of public transportation agencies; and dkrause on GSDDPC44 with PUBLAW


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