[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-245
111th Congress

An Act


 
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of
Homeland Security to accept and use gifts for otherwise authorized
activities of the Center for Domestic Preparedness that are related to
preparedness for a response to terrorism, and for other
purposes. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <>
SECTION 1. <> SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``First Responder Anti-Terrorism
Training Resources Act''.
SEC. 2. ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS FOR FIRST RESPONDER TERRORISM
PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE TRAINING.

(a) In General.--The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et
seq.) is amended--
(1) in title V (6 U.S.C. 311 et seq.), by adding at the end
the following:
``SEC. 525. <> ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS.

``(a) Authority.--The Secretary may accept and use gifts of
property, both real and personal, and may accept gifts of services,
including from guest lecturers, for otherwise authorized activities of
the Center for Domestic Preparedness that are related to efforts to
prevent, prepare for, protect against, or respond to a natural disaster,
act of terrorism, or other man-made disaster, including the use of a
weapon of mass destruction.
``(b) Prohibition.--The Secretary may not accept a gift under this
section if the Secretary determines that the use of the property or
services would compromise the integrity or appearance of integrity of--
``(1) a program of the Department; or
``(2) an individual involved in a program of the Department.

``(c) Report.--
``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall submit to the
Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives
and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
of the Senate an annual report disclosing--
``(A) any gifts that were accepted under this
section during the year covered by the report;
``(B) how the gifts contribute to the mission of the
Center for Domestic Preparedness; and
``(C) the amount of Federal savings that were
generated from the acceptance of the gifts.

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``(2) <>  Publication.--Each
report required under paragraph (1) shall be made publically
available.'';
(2) in section 873(b) (6 U.S.C. 453(b)), by striking ``and
by section 93'' and all that follows through ``or donations''
and inserting ``by section 93 of title 14, United States Code,
or by section 525 or 884 of this Act, gifts or donations''; and
(3) in section 884 (6 U.S.C. 464), <> by
adding at the end the following:

``(c) Acceptance and Use of Gifts.--The Federal Law Enforcement
Training Center may accept and use gifts of property, both real and
personal, and accept services, for authorized purposes.''.
(b) Technical and Conforming Amendments.--
(1) The homeland security act of 2002.--The Homeland
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.) is amended in the
table of contents by inserting after the item relating to
section 524 the following:

``Sec. 525. Acceptance of gifts.''.

(2) Repeal.--The matter under the heading ``salaries and
expenses'' under the heading ``Federal Law Enforcement Training
Center'' under title IV of the Department of Homeland Security
Appropriations Act, 2004 (6 U.S.C. 464a) is amended by striking
``Provided, That in fiscal year 2004 and thereafter, the Center
is authorized to accept and use gifts of property, both real and
personal, and to accept services, for authorized purposes:
Provided further,'' and inserting ``Provided,''.

Approved September 30, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3978:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-376 (Comm. on Homeland Security).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 155 (2009):
Dec. 15, considered and passed
House.
Vol. 156 (2010):
Aug. 5, considered and passed
Senate, amended.
Sept. 15, House concurred in Senate
amendments.