H.R. 3857 (112th): Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jan 31, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3857

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 31, 2012

(for himself, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, and Mr. Grimm) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To amend the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to include as an eligible use the sustainment of specialized operational teams used by local law enforcement under the Transit Security Grant Program, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act.

2.

Clarification regarding use of grant funds relating to operational costs of public transit security

(a)

In General

Section 1406(b)(2) of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135(b)(2)) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating subparagraphs (E) through (H) as subparagraphs (F) through (I), respectively; and

(2)

by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following new subparagraph (E):

(E)

specialized patrol teams, as defined by the Secretary in coordination with the recipients of grants under this section, including the sustainment of such teams without fiscal year or other limitation;

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act and shall apply to grants made under section 1406 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135) on or after such date.