PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007
121 STAT. 451
(1) CONSULTATION.—In preparing the report under this section, the Secretary shall consult with the Chief Privacy Officer of the Department and the Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Department as appropriate and in accordance with section 222 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002. (2) PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENTS.—In accordance with sections 222 and 705 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the report must contain a privacy impact assessment conducted by the Chief Privacy Officer and a review conducted by the Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. SEC. 1524. INTERNATIONAL RAILROAD SECURITY PROGRAM.
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(a) IN GENERAL.— (1) The Secretary shall develop a system to detect both undeclared passengers and contraband, with a primary focus on the detection of nuclear and radiological materials entering the United States by railroad. (2) SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.—In developing the system under paragraph (1), the Secretary may, in consultation with the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Customs and Border Protection, and the Transportation Security Administration— (A) deploy radiation detection equipment and nonintrusive imaging equipment at locations where railroad shipments cross an international border to enter the United States; (B) consider the integration of radiation detection technologies with other nonintrusive inspection technologies where feasible; (C) ensure appropriate training, operations, and response protocols are established for Federal, State, and local personnel; (D) implement alternative procedures to check railroad shipments at locations where the deployment of nonintrusive inspection imaging equipment is determined to not be practicable; (E) ensure, to the extent practicable, that such technologies deployed can detect terrorists or weapons, including weapons of mass destruction; and (F) take other actions, as appropriate, to develop the system. (b) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.—The Secretary shall— (1) identify and seek the submission of additional data elements for improved high-risk targeting related to the movement of cargo through the international supply chain utilizing a railroad prior to importation into the United States; (2) utilize data collected and maintained by the Secretary of Transportation in the targeting of high-risk cargo identified under paragraph (1); and (3) analyze the data provided in this subsection to identify high-risk cargo for inspection. (c) REPORT TO CONGRESS.—Not later than September 30, 2008, the Secretary shall transmit to the appropriate congressional committees a report that describes the progress of the system being developed under subsection (a). (d) DEFINITIONS.—In this section:
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