Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 3.djvu/623

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PUBLIC LAW 107-296—NOV. 25, 2002 116 STAT. 2215 remain the lead agency for the Federal Response Plan established under Executive Order No. 12148 (44 Fed. Reg. 43239) and Executive Order No. 12656 (53 Fed. Reg. 47491). (2) REVISION OF RESPONSE PLAN.— Not later than 60 days Deadline, after the date of enactment of this Act, the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall revise the Federal Response Plan to reflect the establishment of and incorporate the Department. SEC. 508. USE OF NATIONAL PRIVATE SECTOR NETWORKS IN EMER- 6 USC 318. GENCY RESPONSE. To the maximum extent practicable, the Secretary shall use national private sector networks and infrastructure for emergency response to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive disasters, and other major disasters. SEC. 509. USE OF COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGY, GOODS, 6 USC 319. AND SERVICES. It is the sense of Congress that— (1) the Secretary should, to the maximum extent possible, use off-the-shelf commercially developed technologies to ensure that the Department's information technology systems allow the Department to collect, manage, share, analyze, and disseminate information securely over multiple channels of communication; and (2) in order to further the policy of the United States to avoid competing commercially with the private sector, the Secretary should rely on commercial sources to supply the goods and services needed by the Department. TITLE VI—TREATMENT OF CHARITABLE TRUSTS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS SEC. 601. TREATMENT OF CHARITABLE TRUSTS FOR MEMBERS OF 6 USC 331. THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress finds the following: (1) Members of the Armed Forces of the United States defend the freedom and security of our Nation. (2) Members of the Armed Forces of the United States have lost their lives while battling the evils of terrorism around the world. (3) Personnel of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) charged with the responsibility of covert observation of terrorists around the world are often put in harm's way during their service to the United States. (4) Personnel of the Central Intelligence Agency have also lost their lives while battling the evils of terrorism around the world. (5) Employees of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other Federal agencies charged with domestic protection