TITLE

House Panel OKs $2.4B for Ports Over Six Years

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32351, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the House panel has approved legislation to authorized 2.4 billion dollars in grants to port operators. The funding would covered the cost of needed security improvement, including enhanced checkpoints, perimeter protection, and communication systems. Port operators were authorized to receive 400 million a year between fiscal 2007 and fiscal 2012. The funding for the grants would came from duties collected by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection activates.
ACCESSION #
20397114

 

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