The united states department of homeland security (dhs), formed november 25, 2002 through the homeland security act, is a cabinet department composed of several different divisions that work to protect the united states from domestic and foreign terrorism. On 11/19/2002, samdt 4901 substituted text essentially the same as hr 5710 in hr 5005 the house agreed to the senate amendment on 11/22/2002 the house agreed to the senate amendment on 11/22/2002. The homeland security act of 2002 (pub l no 107-296, 116 stat 2135) dismantled the former immigration and naturalization service (ins) and separated the former agency into three components within the department of homeland security (dhs. The homeland security act of 2002 became law on nov 25 then on march 1, 2003, dhs became a cabinet-level department with ridge as its first secretary on that day, the functions of the customs service were transferred to the bureaus of customs and border protection and immigration and customs enforcement.
116 stat 2135 - homeland security act of 2002 public law 107-159 - an act to amend the act entitled an act to authorize the leasing of restricted indian lands for public, religious, educational, recreational, residential, business, and other purposes requiring the grant of long-term leases, approved august 9, 1955, to provide for binding arbitration clauses in leases and contracts related. On march 1, 2003, the homeland security act of 2002, section 462, transferred responsibilities for the care and placement of unaccompanied alien children from the commissioner of the immigration and naturalization service to the director of the office of refugee resettlement (orr. The homeland security act (hsa) of 2002 was enacted in response to the september 11, 2001 attacks in the us hsa was enacted by the senate and house of representatives on november 25, 2002.
Public law 107-296, the homeland security act of 2002, established the department of homeland security and its components the act also includes under section 861, the support anti-terrorism by fostering effective technologies act of 2002 also known as the safety act. The homeland security act of 2002 takes the next critical steps in defending our country the continuing threat of terrorism, the threat of mass murder on our own soil will be met with a unified, effective response. Homeland security act of 2002 summary thomaslocgov establishes a department of homeland security (dhs), headed by the secretary of homeland security. 107th congress an act to establish the department of homeland security, and for other purposes nov 25, 2002 [hr 5005] homeland security act of 2002. Congress ultimately passed the homeland security act of 2002 without the union-friendly measures, and president bush signed the bill into law on november 25, 2002 it was the largest us government reorganization in the 50 years since the united states department of defense was created.
The homeland security act of 2002 created the department of homeland security the full text of the act is available in pdf format on this page. Security act of 2002 to specify that dhs give priority to the rapid establishment of interoperable capacity in urban and other areas determined to be at high risk from terrorist attack the law provided a statutory. Hr 5005 (107th) to establish the department of homeland security, and for other purposes in govtrackus, a database of bills in the us congress. In 2003, congress passed and president bush signed into law the homeland security act of 2002, which consolidated 22 diverse agencies and bureaus into the department of homeland security (dhs) with a mandate of preventing and responding to natural and man-made disasters. Editor's note: this update replaces the june 2004 practice brief homeland security act and him after the terrorist attacks in new york city, pennsylvania, and washington, dc, on september 11, 2001, the united states congress enacted the patriot act in 2001 and the homeland security act in 2002.
Hr 5005, the homeland security act of 2002, would add to the president's cabinet a department of homeland security, including, among other things, the immigration and naturalization service (ins. 732 north capitol street, nw, washington, dc 20401-0001 2025121800. The following provisions currently in the draft of hr 5005, the homeland security act of 2002 are so vital, that if weakened or removed the department of homeland security's (dhs) chances for. Aila's section-by-section summary of the immigration-related provisions of the homeland security information sharing act of 2002 (hr 5710), as passed by the house on 11/13/02. The speaker of the house is not required to vote in ordinary legislative proceedings, except when such vote would be decisive in practice, this means the speaker of the house rarely votes and only does so when it is politically useful.
(f)(2), was in the original this act, meaning pub l 107-296, nov 25, 2002, 116 stat 2135, known as the homeland security act of 2002, which is classified principally to this chapter for complete classification of this act to the code, see short title note set out under section 101 of this title and tables. Homeland security act of 2002 - title i: department of homeland security - (sec 101) establishes a department of homeland security (dhs) as an executive department of the united states, headed by a secretary of homeland security (secretary) appointed by the president, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, to: (1) prevent terrorist. 1 homeland security act of 2002 [public law 107-296] [as amended through pl 115-232, enacted august 13, 2018] øcurrency: this publication is a compilation of the text of public law 107-296. Hr 5005 - homeland security act of 2002 1 structured rule 2 provides 90 minutes of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the select committee on homeland security.
Homeland security act, us legislation signed into law by president george w bush on november 25, 2002, that established the department of homeland security (dhs) as a new department in the executive branch of the government and established a number of measures aimed at protecting the national security of the united states. The united states code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by congress at its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized titles, and each title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.
(a) short title—this act may be cited as the homeland security act of 2002 (b) table of contents—the table of contents for this act is as follows: sec 1.