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PUBLIC LAW 93-498-OCT. 29, 1974
(2) Each Secretary's Award shall consist of an appropriate citation. (f) KEGULATIONS.—The Secretary, the Secretary of Defense, and the Attorney General are authorized and directed to issue jointly such regulations as may be necessary to carry out this section. (g) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section, the term "public safety offir^r' ^^^^'^ officer" means a person serving a public agency, with or without compensation, as— (1) a firefighter; (2) a law enforcement officer, including a corrections or court officer; or (3) a civil defense officer. ANNUAL
SEC. 16. The Secretary shall report to the Congress and the President Report to connot later than June 30 of the year following the date of enactment of fJenf. ^" this Act and each year thereafter on all activities relating to fire pre- is use 2215. vention and control, and all measures taken to implement and carry out this Act during the preceding calendar year. Such report shall include, but need not be limited to— (a) a thorough appraisal, including statistical analysis, estimates, and long-term projections of the human and economic losses due to fire; (b) a survey and summary, in such detail as is deemed advisable, of the research and technology program undertaken or sponsored pursuant to this Act; (c) a summary of the activities of the Academy for the preceding 12 months, including, but not limited to— (1) an explanation of the curriculum of study; (2) a description of the standards of admission and performance; (3) the criteria for the awarding of degrees and certificates; and (4) a statistical compilation of the number of students attending the Academy and receiving degrees or certificates; (d) a summary of the activities undertaken to assist the Nation's fire services; (e^ a summary of the public education programs undertaken; (f) an analysis of the extent of participation in preparing and submitting Fire Safety Effectiveness Statements; (g) a summary of outstanding problems confronting the administration of this Act, in order of priority; (h) such recommendations for additional legislation as are deemed necessary or appropriate; and (i) a summary of reviews, evaluations, and suggested improvements in State and local fire prevention and building codes, fire services, and any relevant Federal or private codes, regulations, and fire services. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
SEC. 17. There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out the foregoing provisions of this Act, except section 11 of this Act, such sums as are necessary, not to exceed $10,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, and not to exceed $15,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976. F I R E RESEARCH
SEC. 18. The Act of March 3, 1901 (15 U.S.C. 278), is amended by striking out sections 16 and 17 (as added by title I of the Fire Preven-
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