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The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (H.R. 1), is an Act of Congress. The Act implements some of the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission including mandating 100% inspection of all air and sea cargo entering the United States, and a new method of redistributing antiterrorism funding.

The bill also legally authorized the creation of Fusion Centers.

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Legislative history

The bill passed the House on January 9, 2007 by a vote of 299-128-8.[1][2] It later passed the Senate with an amendment by unanimous consent. The two chambers of Congress went to conference, and a conference report in which the bill was amended and renamed the Improving America's Security Act of 2007 passed the Senate 85-8-7 on July 26, 2007 and the House 371-40-22 the following day.[2] It was signed into law by President George W. Bush on August 3, 2007.[2] It became Public Law 110-53.

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Short titles

  • Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007
  • Improving America's Security Act of 2007
  • 9/11 Commission International Implementation Act of 2007
  • Advance Democratic Values, Address Nondemocratic Countries, and Enhance Democracy Act of 2007 or the ADVANCE Democracy Act of 2007
  • Federal Agency Data Mining Reporting Act of 2007
  • Improving Emergency Communications Act of 2007
  • National Transit Systems Security Act of 2007
  • Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act of 2007

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References

  1. ^ House passes 9/11 Security Bill, via CNN
  2. ^ a b c [H.R. 1: Improving America's Security Act of 2007 "H.R. 1: Improving America's Security Act of 2007"]. govtrack.us. H.R. 1: Improving America's Security Act of 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-11.  

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