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PUBLIC LAW 107-296—NOV. 25, 2002 116 STAT. 2187 (B) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) through (F) as subparagraphs (B) through (G), respectively; and (C) by inserting before subparagraph (B) (as so redesignated) the following: "(A) The Secretary of Homeland Security, or the Secretary's designee.". (3) CHAIRPERSON. —Section 115(b)(2) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking "Secretary of Transportation" and inserting "Secretary of Homeland Security", (b) APPROVAL OF AIP GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR SECURITY ACTIVITIES.— Section 47106 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: " (g) CONSULTATION WITH SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECU- RITY.— The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of Homeland Security before approving an application under this subchapter for an airport development project grant for activities described in section 47102(3)(B)(ii) only as they relate to security equipment or section 47102(3)(B)(x) only as they relate to installation of bulk explosive detection system.". SEC. 427. COORDINATION OF INFORMATION AND INFORMATION TECH- 6 USC 235. NOLOGY. (a) DEFINITION OF AFFECTED AGENCY.— In this section, the term "affected agency" means— (1) the Department; (2) the Department of Agriculture; (3) the Department of Health and Human Services; and (4) any other department or agency determined to be appropriate by the Secretary. (b) COORDINATION.—The Secretary, in coordination with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the head of each other department or agency determined to be appropriate by the Secretary, shall ensure that appropriate information (as determined by the Secretary) concerning inspections of articles that are imported or entered into the United States, and are inspected or regulated by 1 or more affected agencies, is timely and efficiently exchanged between the affected agencies. (c) REPORT AND PLAN. —Not later than 18 months after the Deadline. date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the head of each other department or agency determined to be appropriate by the Secretary, shall submit to Congress— (1) a report on the progress made in implementing this section; and (2) a plan to complete implementation of this section. SEC. 428. VISA ISSUANCE. 6 USC 236. (a) DEFINITION. —In this subsection, the term "consular office" has the meaning given that term under section 101(a)(9) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(9)). (b) IN GENERAL. —Notwithstanding section 104(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1104(a)) or any other provision of law, and except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, the Secretary— (1) shall be vested exclusively with all authorities to issue regulations with respect to, administer, and enforce the provisions of such Act, and of all other immigration and nationality