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[121 STAT. 474]
[121 STAT. 474]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 474

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

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(B) take into consideration the recommendations and findings of the report on the hazardous material safety and security operational field test released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on November 11, 2004; and (C) evaluate— (i) any new information related to the costs and benefits of deploying, equipping, and utilizing tracking technology, including portable tracking technology, for motor carriers transporting security-sensitive materials not included in the hazardous material safety and security operational field test report released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on November 11, 2004; (ii) the ability of tracking technology to resist tampering and disabling; (iii) the capability of tracking technology to collect, display, and store information regarding the movement of shipments of security-sensitive materials by commercial motor vehicles; (iv) the appropriate range of contact intervals between the tracking technology and a commercial motor vehicle transporting security-sensitive materials; (v) technology that allows the installation by a motor carrier of concealed electronic devices on commercial motor vehicles that can be activated by law enforcement authorities to disable the vehicle or alert emergency response resources to locate and recover security-sensitive materials in the event of loss or theft of such materials; (vi) whether installation of the technology described in clause (v) should be incorporated into the program under paragraph (1); (vii) the costs, benefits, and practicality of such technology described in clause (v) in the context of the overall benefit to national security, including commerce in transportation; and (viii) other systems and information the Secretary determines appropriate. (b) FUNDING.—From the amounts appropriated pursuant to section 114(w) of title 49, United States Code, as amended by section 1503 of this Act, there shall be made available to the Secretary to carry out this section— (1) $7,000,000 for fiscal year 2008 of which $3,000,000 may be used for equipment; (2) $7,000,000 for fiscal year 2009 of which $3,000,000 may be used for equipment; and (3) $7,000,000 for fiscal year 2010 of which $3,000,000 may be used for equipment. (c) REPORT.—Not later than 1 year after the issuance of regulations under subsection (a), the Secretary shall issue a report to the appropriate congressional committees on the program developed and evaluation carried out under this section. (d) LIMITATION.—The Secretary may not mandate the installation or utilization of a technology described under this section without additional congressional authority provided after the date of enactment of this Act.

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