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[121 STAT. 413]
[121 STAT. 413]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

121 STAT. 413

(A) shall require public transportation agencies that the Secretary determines to be at high risk of terrorist attack to participate in the ISAC; (B) shall encourage all other public transportation agencies to participate in the ISAC; (C) shall encourage the participation of nonprofit employee labor organizations representing public transportation employees, as appropriate; and (D) shall not charge a fee for participating in the ISAC. (c) REPORT.—The Comptroller General shall report, not less than 3 years after the date of enactment of this Act, to the appropriate congressional committees, as to the value and efficacy of the ISAC along with any other public transportation informationsharing programs ongoing at the Department. The report shall include an analysis of the user satisfaction of public transportation agencies on the state of information-sharing and the value that each system provides the user, the costs and benefits of all centers and programs, the coordination among centers and programs, how each center or program contributes to implementing the information sharing plan under section 1203, and analysis of the extent to which the ISAC is duplicative with the Department’s informationsharing program. (d) AUTHORIZATION.— (1) IN GENERAL.—There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section— (A) $600,000 for fiscal year 2008; (B) $600,000 for fiscal year 2009; (C) $600,000 for fiscal year 2010; and (D) such sums as may be necessary for 2011, provided the report required in subsection (c) of this section has been submitted to Congress. (2) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.—Such sums shall remain available until expended. SEC. 1411. THREAT ASSESSMENTS.

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall complete a name-based security background check against the consolidated terrorist watchlist and an immigration status check for all public transportation frontline employees, similar to the threat assessment screening program required for facility employees and longshoremen by the Commandant of the Coast Guard under Coast Guard Notice USCG–2006–24189 (71 Fed. Reg. 25066 (April 8, 2006)). SEC. 1412. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

Deadline. 6 USC 1140.

6 USC 1141.

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(a) ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS.— (1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than March 31 of each year, the Secretary shall submit a report, containing the information described in paragraph (2), to the appropriate congressional committees. (2) CONTENTS.—The report submitted under paragraph (1) shall include— (A) a description of the implementation of the provisions of this title; (B) the amount of funds appropriated to carry out the provisions of this title that have not been expended or obligated;

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