Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 3.djvu/499

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PUBLIC LAW 107-295—NOV. 25, 2002 116 STAT. 2091 check process for personnel trained and certified in foreign ports. (2) The training of students and instructors in all aspects of prevention, detection, investigation, and reporting of criminal activities in the international maritime environment. (3) The provision of off-site training and certification courses and certified personnel at United States and foreign ports used by United States-flagged vessels, or by foreignflagged vessels with United States citizens as passengers or crewmembers, to develop and enhance security awareness and practices. (c) TRAINING PROVIDED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY PERSONNEL. — (1) IN GENERAL. — The Secretary is authorized to make the training opportunities provided under this section available to any Federal, State, local, and private law enforcement or maritime security personnel in the United States or to personnel employed in foreign ports used by vessels with United States citizens as passengers or crewmembers. (2) ACADEMIES AND SCHOOLS.— The Secretary may provide training under this section at— (A) each of the 6 State maritime academies; (B) the United States Merchant Marine Academy; (C) the Appalachian Transportation Institute; and (D) other security training schools in the United States. (d) USE OF CONTRACT RESOURCES.—The Secretary may employ Federal and contract resources to train and certify maritime security professionals in accordance with the standards and curriculum developed under this Act. (e) ANNUAL REPORT. — The Secretary shall transmit an annual report to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on the expenditure of appropriated funds and the training under this section. (f) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—T here are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section $5,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2008. SEC. 110. ADDITIONAL REPORTS. (a) ANNUAL REPORT ON MARITIME SECURITY AND TERRORISM.— Section 905 of the International Maritime and Port Security Act (46 U.S.C. App. 1802) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "Beginning with the first report submitted under this section after the date of enactment of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, the Secretary shall include a description of activities undertaken under title I of that Act and an analysis of the effect of those activities on port security against acts of terrorism.". (b) REPORT ON TRAINING CENTER. — The Commandant of the 46 USC 70ioi United States Coast Guard, in conjunction with the Secretary of ^ote. the Navy, shall submit to Congress a report, at the time they submit their fiscal year 2005 budget, on the life cycle costs and benefits of creating a Center for Coastal and Maritime Security. The purpose of the Center would be to provide an integrated training complex to prevent and mitigate terrorist threats against coastal and maritime assets of the United States, including ports, harbors, ships, dams, reservoirs, and transport nodes. \