121 STAT. 546
PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007
(b) PREPARATION FOR QUADRENNIAL HOMELAND SECURITY REVIEW.— (1) IN GENERAL.—During fiscal years 2007 and 2008, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall make preparations to conduct the first quadrennial homeland security review under section 707 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as added by subsection (a), in fiscal year 2009, including— (A) determining the tasks to be performed; (B) estimating the human, financial, and other resources required to perform each task; (C) establishing the schedule for the execution of all project tasks; (D) ensuring that these resources will be available as needed; and (E) all other preparations considered necessary by the Secretary. (2) REPORT.—Not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress and make publicly available on the Internet website of the Department of Homeland Security a detailed resource plan specifying the estimated budget and number of staff members that will be required for preparation of the first quadrennial homeland security review. (c) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The table of sections in section 1(b) of such Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 706 the following new item: ‘‘Sec. 707. Quadrennial Homeland Security Review.’’. SEC. 2402. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS REGARDING THE PREVENTION OF RADICALIZATION LEADING TO IDEOLOGICALLY-BASED VIOLENCE.
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(a) FINDINGS.—Congress finds the following: (1) The United States is engaged in a struggle against a transnational terrorist movement of radical extremists that plans, prepares for, and engages in acts of ideologically-based violence worldwide. (2) The threat of radicalization that leads to ideologicallybased violence transcends borders and has been identified as a potential threat within the United States. (3) Radicalization has been identified as a precursor to terrorism caused by ideologically-based groups. (4) Countering the threat of violent extremists domestically, as well as internationally, is a critical element of the plan of the United States for success in the fight against terrorism. (5) United States law enforcement agencies have identified radicalization that leads to ideologically-based violence as an emerging threat and have in recent years identified cases of extremists operating inside the United States, known as ‘‘homegrown’’ extremists, with the intent to provide support for, or directly commit, terrorist attacks. (6) Alienation of Muslim populations in the Western world has been identified as a factor in the spread of radicalization that could lead to ideologically-based violence. (7) Many other factors have been identified as contributing to the spread of radicalization and resulting acts of ideologically-based violence. Among these is the appeal of left-wing and right-wing hate groups, and other hate groups, including
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