In the Senate of the United States,
August 5, 2010.
That the bill from the House of Representatives
(H.R. 3978) entitled
An Act to amend the Implementing Recommendations of
the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security
to accept and use gifts for otherwise authorized activities of the Center for
Domestic Preparedness that are related to preparedness for and response to
terrorism, and for other purposes., do pass with the following
Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert:
This Act may be cited as the
First Responder Anti-Terrorism
Training Resources Act.
Acceptance of gifts for first responder terrorism preparedness and response training
The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.) is amended—
in title V (6 U.S.C. 311 et seq.), by adding at the end the following:
Acceptance of gifts
The Secretary may accept and use gifts of property, both real and personal, and may accept gifts of services, including from guest lecturers, for otherwise authorized activities of the Center for Domestic Preparedness that are related to efforts to prevent, prepare for, protect against, or respond to a natural disaster, act of terrorism, or other man-made disaster, including the use of a weapon of mass destruction.
The Secretary may not accept a gift under this section if the Secretary determines that the use of the property or services would compromise the integrity or appearance of integrity of—
a program of the Department; or
an individual involved in a program of the Department.
The Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate an annual report disclosing—
any gifts that were accepted under this section during the year covered by the report;
how the gifts contribute to the mission of the Center for Domestic Preparedness; and
the amount of Federal savings that were generated from the acceptance of the gifts.
Each report required under paragraph (1) shall be made publically available.
in section 873(b) (6
U.S.C. 453(b)), by striking
and by section 93 and all that
or donations and inserting
by section 93
of title 14, United States Code, or by section 525 or 884 of this Act, gifts or
in section 884 (6 U.S.C. 464), by adding at the end the following:
Acceptance and use of gifts
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center may accept and use gifts of property, both real and personal, and accept services, for authorized purposes.
Technical and conforming amendments
The Homeland Security Act of 2002
The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.) is amended in the table of contents by inserting after the item relating to section 524 the following:
Sec. 525. Acceptance of gifts.
matter under the heading
Salaries and expenses under the heading
law enforcement training center under title IV of the
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2004 (6 U.S.C. 464a) is
amended by striking
Provided, That in fiscal year 2004
and thereafter, the Center is authorized to accept and use gifts of property,
both real and personal, and to accept services, for authorized purposes:
Provided further, and inserting
Amend the title so as to read:
An Act to amend
the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland
Security to accept and use gifts for otherwise authorized activities of the
Center for Domestic Preparedness that are related to preparedness for a
response to terrorism, and for other