9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007 May Complicate Compliance
- May We Get Serious Now? O'Sullivan, John // National Review;4/22/2002, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p23
This article examines the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Bill that was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. Legislation to tighten up border security was certainly required after the terrorist attacks in the U.S. that took place last year. The bill consists of...
- The Secure Fence Act of 2006. // International Debates;Oct2006, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p13
The article presents a summary of House Resolution 6061, the Secure Fence Act of 2006, as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on September 14, 2006. The Act directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to take appropriate actions to achieve operational control over U.S. international land...
- Statement on House of Representatives Action on the PATRIOT Act. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;7/25/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 29, p1205
Presents the statement issued by U.S. President George W. Bush commending the House of Representatives for voting to reauthorize provisions of the PATRIOT Act aimed to prevent terrorism. Provisions of the act; Significance of the bill to national security.
- TRYING TO EXECUTE REFORM. Marek, Angie C. // U.S. News & World Report;1/22/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 3, p51
The article offers opinion on the chances of political survival and implementation of the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007, which was passed by the United States House of Representatives, and asks for the implementation of 41 recommendations in a report from the bipartisan 9/11...
- Houses Passes Port Bill, Provides $4B in Funding. Ellis, Kristi // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/6/2006, Vol. 191 Issue 97, p11
The article discusses the passing of a comprehensive port security bill by the U.S. House on May 4, 2006. The bill stemmed from a proposal to require inspections of all U.S.-bound containers for radiation. A coalition of business groups, including the National Retail Federation, the Retail...
- Earmarks continue to stymie House spending legislation. Kucinich, Jackie; Kaplan, Jonathan E. // Hill;6/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 72, p4
The article reports on the failure between the Democratic and Republican legislators to agree on the homeland security and veterans affairs-military construction spending measures in the U.S. House. Republicans charged Democrats of using domineering tactics to pass homeland security spending...
- Homeland Insecurity. // Columbia Journalism Review;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p4
Comments on the Homeland Security Act approved by the U.S. Congress. Shortcomings of the legislation regarding freedom of information; Problem with the definition of information in the legislation; Stance taken by Trent Lott, Senate majority leader designate on the special-interest provisions...
- House passes H.R. 1960. Hensarling, Jeb // Malakoff News (TX);6/28/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 26, p7
The article reports on the move of the U.S. House to pass the House Resolution (H.R.) 1960 or the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014 which is believed to give support to the country's defense forces and to mandate a 1.8 percent annual troop pay increase.
- Breaking Ranks. Trunick, Perry A. // Transportation & Distribution;Aug2002, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p7
Focuses on H.R. 5005, the homeland security bill in the U.S. Prevention of terrorist attack; Limitation in the release of sensitive information; Impact of the bill to private sector logistic professionals.