Accession Number:

ADA467446

Title:

Homeland Security Act of 2002: Critical Infrastructure Information Act

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-02-28

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The Critical Infrastructure Information Act of 2002 CIIA, to be codified at 6 U.S.C. 131 - 134, was passed on November 25, 2002 as subtitle B of Title II of the Homeland Security Act P.L. 107-296, 116 Stat. 2135, sections 211 - 215, and regulates the use and disclosure of information submitted to the Department of Homeland Security DHS about vulnerabilities and threats to critical infrastructure. This report examines the CIIA. For further information, see CRS Report RL30153, Critical Infrastructures Background, Policy, and Implementation, by John Moteff. This report will be updated as warranted.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Government and Political Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE