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108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2701

To provide incentives for the sharing of homeland security information, 
  promote the development of an information sharing network, provide 
 grants and other support to achieve communications interoperability, 
and establish an Office of Information Sharing, and for other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 21, 2004

 Mr. Lieberman (for himself, Ms. Collins, Mr. Akaka, and Mrs. Clinton) 
introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the 
                   Committee on Governmental Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
To provide incentives for the sharing of homeland security information, 
  promote the development of an information sharing network, provide 
 grants and other support to achieve communications interoperability, 
and establish an Office of Information Sharing, 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 ``Homeland Security Interagency and 
Interjurisdictional Information Sharing Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

    Congress finds the following:
            (1) The effective use of information is essential to the 
        Nation's efforts to protect the homeland. Information that may 
        prove important to those efforts, however, is often widely 
        dispersed and may be uncovered or held by any of a number of 
        Federal agencies, by 50 States or by the Nation's 650,000 local 
        law enforcement officers who form the front lines of the war 
        against terrorism, among others. Finding ways to share this 
        information in an efficient and timely manner with those who 
        need it is central to both preventing and responding to 
        potential terrorist attacks on our nation.
            (2) Current approaches to information sharing are woefully 
        inadequate and largely ad hoc. State and local officials 
        frequently report that they do not receive adequate homeland 
        security information from Federal officials, nor is there a 
        consistent, easy way for State and local officials to 
        effectively provide homeland security information in their 
        possession to Federal officials. Federal agencies have often 
        not shared information even with other Federal agencies, and 
        State and local governments have few formalized means to share 
        information with other States and localities.
            (3) There are a number of barriers, both structural and 
        cultural, to the more effective sharing of homeland security 
        information including--
                    (A) a lingering cold war paradigm that emphasizes 
                information security and maintaining strict limits on 
                access to information;
                    (B) mistrust among historically rival agencies and 
                between Federal and State officials; and
                    (C) few incentives to reward Government employees 
                who share information outside their agencies.
            (4) A further barrier to information sharing among police, 
        firefighters and others who may be called on to respond to 
        terrorist attacks and other large-scale emergencies is the lack 
        of interoperable communications systems, which can enable 
        public safety agencies to communicate and share important, 
        sometimes critical, information in an emergency.
            (5) A new approach to the sharing of homeland security 
        information (a new ``information architecture'') is urgently 
        needed to overcome these barriers and to meet the homeland 
        security needs of the Nation. One useful model for such a 
        network is the Systemwide Homeland Analysis and Resource 
        Exchange Network (SHARE) proposed by the Markle Foundation in 
        reports issued in October 2002 and December 2003. Like the 
        envisioned SHARE Network, a new approach, to be successful, 
        must be comprehensive, encompassing the many participants, at 
        many levels of government, who strive to protect the homeland, 
        and the system should be largely decentralized, permitting 
        participants throughout the system to exchange information 
        directly in a timely and effective matter without having to go 
        through a central hub.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
            (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of Homeland Security.
            (2) Department.--The term ``Department'' means the 
        Department of Homeland Security.
            (3) Homeland security information.--The term ``homeland 
        security information'' means information relevant to, or of 
        potential use in, the prevention of, preparation for, or 
        response to, terrorist attacks upon the United States.
            (4) Network.--The term ``Network'' means the Homeland 
        Security Information Sharing Network established under section 
        4.

SEC. 4. HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION SHARING NETWORK.

    (a) In General.--
            (1) Establishment.--The Secretary shall establish a 
        Homeland Security Information Sharing Network.
            (2) Functions.--The Network shall--
                    (A) to the maximum extent possible, consistent with 
                national security requirements and the protection of 
                civil liberties, foster the sharing of homeland 
                security information--
                            (i) among offices and divisions within the 
                        Department;
                            (ii) between the Department and other 
                        Federal agencies;
                            (iii) between the Department and State, 
                        local, and tribal governments; and
                            (iv) among State, local, and tribal 
                        governments; and
                    (B) provide for the analysis of homeland security 
                information obtained or made available through the 
                Network.
    (b) Cooperative Developments.--In developing the Network, the 
Secretary shall work with representatives of other governmental 
entities that possess homeland security information or will otherwise 
participate in the network, including the Intelligence Community, the 
Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the 
Department of Health and Human Services, and State, local government 
and tribal officials.
    (c) Reports.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary shall submit status reports 
        on the development and implementation of the Network to--
                    (A) the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the 
                Senate;
                    (B) the Select Committee on Homeland Security of 
                the House of Representatives; and
                    (C) the Committee on Government Reform of the House 
                of Representatives.
            (2) Contents.--The status reports shall include--
                    (A) a detailed description of the work completed to 
                date with attached relevant documents produced in the 
                development of the Network, including documents 
                describing the strategy for the Network and the 
                Network's design or architecture; and
                    (B) a detailed timetable and implementation plan 
                for remaining work.
            (3) Submission.--Status reports under this subsection shall 
        be submitted--
                    (A) not later than 6 months after the date of 
                enactment of this Act;
                    (B) not later than 12 months after the date of 
                enactment of this Act; and
                    (C) at 1-year intervals thereafter.

SEC. 5. HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION COORDINATING COUNCIL.

    (a) In General.--The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et 
seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

   ``TITLE XVIII--HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION COORDINATING COUNCIL

``SEC. 1801. HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION COORDINATING COUNCIL.

    ``(a) Definition.--In this section, the term `homeland security 
information' means information relevant to, or of potential use in, the 
prevention of, preparation for, or response to, terrorist attacks upon 
the United States.
    ``(b) Establishment.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary, in coordination with the 
        Attorney General, the Director of Central Intelligence, the 
        Secretary of Health and Human Services, and other Federal 
        departments and agencies in possession of homeland security 
        information, as identified by the President, shall establish 
        the Homeland Security Information Coordinating Council (in this 
        section referred to as the `Coordinating Council').
            ``(2) Composition.--The Coordinating Council shall be 
        composed of--
                    ``(A) a representative of the Department;
                    ``(B) a representative of the Department of 
                Justice;
                    ``(C) a representative of the Central Intelligence 
                Agency;
                    ``(D) a representative of the Department of Health 
                and Human Services;
                    ``(E) a representative of any other Federal 
                department or agency in possession of homeland security 
                information, as identified by the President; and
                    ``(F) not fewer than 2 representatives of State and 
                local governments, to be selected by the Secretary.
            ``(3) Responsibilities.--The Coordinating Council shall--
                    ``(A) develop, monitor, and update procedures and 
                protocols for sharing homeland security information 
                among Federal departments and agencies;
                    ``(B) develop, monitor, and update procedures and 
                protocols for sharing homeland security information 
                with State and local governments so as to minimize the 
                difficulties of State and local governments in 
                receiving information that may reside in multiple 
                departments or agencies;
                    ``(C) establish a dispute resolution process to 
                resolve disagreements among departments and agencies 
                about whether particular homeland security information 
                should be shared and in what manner;
                    ``(D) review, on an ongoing basis, current issues 
                related to homeland security information sharing among 
                Federal departments and agencies and between those 
                departments and agencies and State and local 
                governments;
                    ``(E) where appropriate, promote the compatibility 
                and accessibility of technology, including computer 
                hardware and software, used by Federal departments and 
                agencies to facilitate the sharing of homeland security 
                information; and
                    ``(F) ensure that there is coordination--
                            ``(i) among Federal departments and 
                        agencies that maintain homeland security 
                        information;
                            ``(ii) multi-organization entities that 
                        maintain homeland security information, 
                        including the Terrorist Threat Integration 
                        Center and Joint Terrorism Task Forces; and
                            ``(iii) the Homeland Security Information 
                        Network, in actions and policies relating to 
                        the sharing of homeland security information.
    ``(c) Administration.--The Department shall provide administrative 
support to the Coordinating Council, which shall include--
            ``(1) scheduling meetings;
            ``(2) preparing agenda;
            ``(3) maintaining minutes and records; and
            ``(4) producing reports.
    ``(d) Chairperson.--The Secretary shall designate a chairperson of 
the Coordinating Council.
    ``(e) Meetings.--The Coordinating Council shall meet--
            ``(1) at the call of the Secretary; or
            ``(2) not less frequently than once a month.''.
    (b) Technical and Conforming Amendment.--The table of contents in 
section 1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 note) 
is amended by adding at the end the following:

    TITLE XVIII--HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION COORDINATING COUNCIL

``Sec. 1801. Homeland Security Information Coordinating Council.''.

SEC. 6. INCENTIVES TO PROMOTE SHARING OF HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION.

    (a) Agency Performance Measures.--
            (1) Performance plan.--Consistent with the requirements of 
        section 1115 of title 5, United States Code, the Secretary 
        shall prepare an annual performance plan that establishes 
        measurable goals and objectives for information sharing between 
        the Department and other appropriate entities in Federal, 
        State, local, and tribal governments. The plans shall identify 
        action steps necessary to achieve such goals.
            (2) Performance report.--Consistent with the requirements 
        of section 1116 of title 5, United States Code, the Secretary 
        shall prepare and submit to Congress an annual report including 
        an evaluation of the extent the Department's information 
        sharing goals and objectives were met. The report shall include 
        the results achieved during the year relative to the goals 
        established in the previous year's performance plan.
            (3) Performance management.--The Secretary shall 
        incorporate the performance measures in the performance plan 
        required under paragraph (1) into the Department's performance 
        appraisal system. These performance measures shall be used in 
        evaluating the performance of appropriate managers and 
        employees. If appropriate, determinations for performance 
        awards, bonuses, achievement awards, and other incentives for 
        Departmental managers and employees shall include consideration 
        of these performance measures.
    (b) Incentives Programs.--
            (1) In general.--Chapter 45 of title 5, United States Code, 
        is amended by adding at the end the following:

   ``SUBCHAPTER IV--AWARDS TO PROMOTE HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION 
                                SHARING

``Sec. 4521. Awards to promote homeland security information sharing
    ``(a) In this section--
            ``(1) the terms `agency' and `employee' have the meanings 
        given under paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 4501, 
        respectively; and
            ``(2) the term `homeland security information' means 
        information relevant to, or of potential use in, the prevention 
        of, preparation for, or response to, terrorist attacks upon the 
        United States.
    ``(b)(1) The head of an agency may pay a cash award to, grant time-
off without charge to leave or loss of pay, or incur necessary expense 
for the honorary recognition of, an employee who--
            ``(A) develops and implements innovative policies, 
        practices, procedures, or technologies to foster appropriate 
        sharing of homeland security information with other agencies 
        and with State, local, and tribal governments; and
            ``(B) through such innovations, achieves measurable 
        results.
    ``(2) A cash award under this section may not exceed the greater 
of--
            ``(A) $10,000; or
            ``(B) 20 percent of the basic pay of the employee.
    ``(3) A cash award may not be paid under this section to an 
individual who is appointed to, or who holds--
            ``(A) a position to which an individual is appointed by the 
        President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate;
            ``(B) a position in the Senior Executive Service as a 
        noncareer appointee (as such term is defined under section 
        3132(a); or
            ``(C) a position which has been excepted from the 
        competitive service by reason of its confidential, policy-
        determining, policy-making, or policy-advocating character.
    ``(4) Consistent with paragraphs (1), (2), and (3), the Secretary 
of Homeland Security shall establish an awards program specifically 
designed to recognize and reward employees (including managers) of the 
Department of Homeland Security. An employee of the Department of 
Homeland Security may not receive an award under paragraph (1).
    ``(5) Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this 
section, and annually for 5 years thereafter, the Secretary of Homeland 
Security shall submit to the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the 
Senate, the Select Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives, and the Committee on Government Reform of the House of 
Representatives a report detailing the implementation of programs under 
this section, including--
                    ``(A) the number of managers and employees 
                recognized;
                    ``(B) the type of recognition given;
                    ``(C) the number and dollar amount of awards paid 
                to individuals holding positions within each pay grade, 
                pay level or other pay classification;
                    ``(D) the relationship between awards under this 
                program and other incentive or awards programs; and
                    ``(E) the extent to which the program is assisting 
                in overcoming cultural and other barriers to sharing 
                homeland security information.''.
            (2) Technical and conforming amendment.--The table of 
        sections for chapter 45 of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by adding at the end the following:

   ``SUBCHAPTER IV--AWARDS TO PROMOTE HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION 
                                SHARING

``4521. Awards to promote homeland security information sharing.''.

SEC. 7. OFFICE OF INFORMATION SHARING.

    (a) In General.--The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et 
seq.) is amended by adding after section 801 the following:

``SEC. 802. OFFICE OF INFORMATION SHARING.

    ``(a) Definitions.--In this section, the following definitions 
shall apply:
            ``(1) Communications interoperability.--The term 
        `communications interoperability' means the ability of public 
        safety service and support providers, including law 
        enforcement, firefighters, and emergency management, to 
        communicate with other responding agencies and Federal agencies 
        if necessary, through information technology systems and radio 
        communications systems, and to exchange voice, data, or video 
        with one another on demand, in real time, as necessary.
            ``(2) Director.--The term `Director' means the Director of 
        the Office of Information Sharing.
            ``(3) Eligible state.--The term `eligible State' means a 
        State that--
                    ``(A) has submitted a plan under subsection (d)(3); 
                and
                    ``(B) the Secretary determines has not achieved 
                adequate statewide communications interoperability.
            ``(4) Office.--The term `Office' means the Office of 
        Information Sharing established under subsection (b).
            ``(5) Public safety agencies.--The term `public safety 
        agencies' means law enforcement, firefighters, emergency 
        technicians, public health officials, and such other persons 
        that the Secretary determines must communicate effectively with 
        one another to respond to emergencies.
    ``(b) Establishment.--
            ``(1) In general.--There is established the Office of 
        Information Sharing within the Office for State and Local 
        Government Coordination and Preparedness, which shall be headed 
        by a Director of Information Sharing appointed by the 
        Secretary.
            ``(2) Administration.--The Secretary shall provide the 
        Office with the resources and staff necessary to carry out the 
        purposes of this section, including sufficient staff to provide 
        support to each State, consistent with the responsibilities set 
        forth in paragraph (3).
            ``(3) Responsibilities.--The Office established under 
        paragraph (1) shall--
                    ``(A) foster the sharing of homeland security 
                information among State and local governments and 
                public safety agencies, and regional consortia thereof, 
                and between these entities and the Federal Government 
                by--
                            ``(i) facilitating the creation of regional 
                        task forces with representation from State and 
                        local governments and public safety agencies 
                        and from the Federal Government to address 
                        information sharing needs; and
                            ``(ii) facilitating the establishment of 
                        24-hour operations centers in each State to 
                        provide a hub for Federal and State and local 
                        government intelligence and public safety 
                        agencies to share information;
                    ``(B) foster the development of interoperable 
                communications systems by State and local governments 
                and public safety agencies, and by regional consortia 
                thereof, by--
                            ``(i) developing and implementing a 
                        national strategy to achieve communications 
                        interoperability;
                            ``(ii) developing and maintaining a task 
                        force that represents the broad customer base 
                        of State and local governments, public safety 
                        agencies, as well as Federal agencies, involved 
                        in public safety disciplines such as law 
                        enforcement, firefighting, public health, and 
                        disaster recovery, in order to receive input 
                        and coordinate efforts to achieve 
                        communications interoperability;
                            ``(iii) promoting a greater understanding 
                        of the importance of interoperability among all 
                        levels of Federal, State and local government;
                            ``(iv) facilitating collaborative planning 
                        and partnerships among Federal, State, and 
                        local government agencies in all States where 
                        necessary;
                            ``(v) facilitating the sharing of 
                        information on best practices for achieving 
                        interoperability;
                            ``(vi) identifying and working to overcome 
                        the cultural, political, institutional, and 
                        geographic barriers within the public safety 
                        community that can impede interoperability 
                        among public safety agencies, including among 
                        Federal agencies;
                            ``(vii) developing appropriate performance 
                        measures and systematically measuring the 
                        Nation's progress toward interoperability;
                            ``(viii) coordinating with other offices in 
                        the Department and other Federal agencies 
                        providing grants for communications 
                        interoperability or for other equipment and 
                        training necessary to prevent, respond to, or 
                        recover from terrorist attacks, including the 
                        development of common guidance for such grants 
                        and consistent technical advice; and
                            ``(ix) making recommendations to Congress 
                        about any changes in Federal law necessary to 
                        remove barriers to achieving communications 
                        interoperability;
                    ``(C) provide technical assistance to State and 
                local governments and public safety agencies, and 
                regional consortia thereof, on the design of regional 
                information sharing networks and technology needed to 
                support such governments, agencies, and consortia;
                    ``(D) provide technical assistance to State and 
                local governments and public safety agencies, and 
                regional consortia thereof, on planning, 
                interoperability architectures, acquisition strategies, 
                and other functions necessary to achieve communications 
                interoperability;
                    ``(E) in conjunction with the Directorate for 
                Science and Technology--
                            ``(i) provide research, development, 
                        testing, and evaluation for public safety 
                        communications technologies and equipment;
                            ``(ii) evaluate and validate new technology 
                        concepts, and promote the deployment of 
                        advanced broadband communications technologies; 
                        and
                            ``(iii) encourage the development of 
                        flexible and open architectures and standards, 
                        with appropriate levels of security, for short- 
                        and long-term solutions to interoperability; 
                        and
                    ``(F) in coordination with State and local 
                governments, develop a system for collecting and 
                distributing best practices in homeland security.
    ``(c) Baseline Assessment.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary, acting through the 
        Director, shall conduct a nationwide assessment to determine 
        the degree to which communications interoperability has been 
        achieved to date and to ascertain the needs that remain for 
        interoperability to be achieved.
            ``(2) Reports.--The Secretary, acting through the Director, 
        shall submit to the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the 
        Senate, the Select Committee on Homeland Security of the House 
        of Representatives, and the Committee on Government Reform of 
        the House of Representatives--
                    ``(A) not later than 1 year after the date of 
                enactment of this section, a report of the findings of 
                the assessment required by subsection (c); and
                    ``(B) not later than 18 months after the date of 
                enactment of this section, a plan for achieving all 
                necessary communications interoperability throughout 
                the Nation.
    ``(d) Preparedness Grant Program.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary, through the Office, shall 
        make grants to--
                    ``(A) eligible States for initiatives necessary to 
                achieve interoperability within each State, including--
                            ``(i) statewide communications planning;
                            ``(ii) system design and engineering;
                            ``(iii) procurement and installation of 
                        equipment;
                            ``(iv) operations and maintenance of 
                        equipment; and
                            ``(v) testing and technology development 
                        initiatives; and
                    ``(B) local governments (including a consortium of 
                local governments), and public safety agencies within 
                eligible States, to assist with any aspect of the 
                communications life-cycle, including--
                            ``(i) planning, system design, and 
                        engineering;
                            ``(ii) procurement and installation of 
                        equipment;
                            ``(iii) operations and maintenance of 
                        equipment; and
                            ``(iv) testing and technology development.
            ``(2) Coordination.--The Secretary shall ensure that the 
        Office coordinates its activities with other entities of the 
        Department and other Federal entities so that grants awarded 
        under this subsection, and other grant programs related to 
        homeland security, fulfill the purposes of this Act and 
        facilitate the achievement of communications interoperability 
        nationally.
            ``(3) Eligibility.--
                    ``(A) Submission of plan.--To be eligible to 
                receive a grant under this subsection, each eligible 
                State, or local governments or public safety agencies 
                within an eligible State, shall submit a communications 
                interoperability plan to the Secretary that--
                            ``(i) addresses any aspect of the 
                        communications life cycle, including planning, 
                        system design and engineering, procurement and 
                        installation, operations and maintenance, and 
                        testing and technology development;
                            ``(ii) if the applicant is not a State, 
                        includes a description of how the applicant 
                        addresses the goals specified in any applicable 
                        State plan or plans submitted under this 
                        section; and
                            ``(iii) is approved by the Secretary.
                    ``(B) Incorporation and consistency.--A plan 
                submitted under subparagraph (A) may be part of, and 
                shall be consistent with, any other homeland security 
                plans required of the submitting party by the 
                Department.
            ``(4) Award of grants.--
                    ``(A) Considerations.--In approving plans and 
                awarding grants under this subsection, the Secretary 
                shall consider--
                            ``(i) the nature of the threat to the 
                        eligible State or local jurisdiction;
                            ``(ii) the location, risk, or vulnerability 
                        of critical infrastructure and key national 
                        assets;
                            ``(iii) the number, as well as the density, 
                        of persons who will be served by interoperable 
                        communications systems;
                            ``(iv) the extent of the partnerships, 
                        existing or planned, established between local 
                        jurisdictions and agencies participating in the 
                        development of interoperable communications 
                        systems, and their coordination with Federal 
                        and State agencies;
                            ``(v) the extent to which the 
                        communications interoperability plan submitted 
                        under paragraph (3) adequately addresses steps 
                        necessary to implement short-term or long-term 
                        solutions to communications interoperability;
                            ``(vi) the extent to which eligible States 
                        and local governments, in light of their 
                        financial capability, demonstrate their 
                        commitment to expeditiously achieving 
                        communications interoperability by 
                        supplementing Federal funds with non-Federal 
                        funds;
                            ``(vii) the extent to which grants will 
                        expedite the achievement of interoperability in 
                        the relevant jurisdiction with Federal, State, 
                        and local agencies; and
                            ``(viii) the extent to which grants will be 
                        utilized to implement advanced communications 
                        technologies to promote interoperability.
                    ``(B) Coordination.--To the maximum extent 
                practicable, the Secretary shall ensure that any grant 
                made under this subsection is coordinated with 
                neighboring jurisdictions, contiguous local 
                governments, and within State and regional entities.
                    ``(C) Local funding.--If the Secretary makes grants 
                awards to States, the Secretary shall--
                            ``(i) make it a priority to ensure that 
                        funding or resources reach local governments; 
                        and
                            ``(ii) require applicants to demonstrate 
                        how such funding will reach local governments.
                    ``(D) Allocation.--In awarding grants under this 
                subsection, the Secretary shall ensure that--
                            ``(i) not less than .75 percent of the 
                        total amount appropriated for grants in any 
                        fiscal year shall be awarded, subject to clause 
                        (ii), to each eligible States, including the 
                        District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of 
                        Puerto Rico; and
                            ``(ii) not less than .25 percent of the 
                        total amount appropriated for grants in any 
                        fiscal year shall be awarded to the territories 
                        of the United States, including American Samoa, 
                        the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, 
                        Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands.
                    ``(E) Process.--In awarding grants under this 
                subsection, the Secretary shall, to the maximum extent 
                practical, employ a peer review process such as that 
                used to review applications awarded under the 
                Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
    ``(e) Authorization of Appropriations.--
            ``(1) In general.--There are authorized to be appropriated 
        $75,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2005 through 2008, and 
        such sums as are necessary each fiscal year thereafter, for the 
        operations of the Office, and for other entities within the 
        Department whose activities facilitate the purposes of this 
        section and the Homeland Security Interoperability Act of 2004.
            ``(2) Preparedness grant program.--There are authorized to 
        be appropriated to carry out the grant program under subsection 
        (d)--
                    ``(A) $400,000,000 for fiscal year 2005;
                    ``(B) $500,000,000 for fiscal year 2006;
                    ``(C) $600,000,000 for fiscal year 2007;
                    ``(D) $800,000,000 for fiscal year 2008;
                    ``(E) $1,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2009; and
                    ``(F) such sums as are necessary each fiscal year 
                thereafter.''.
    (b) Technical and Conforming Amendment.--The table of contents in 
section 1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101) is 
amended by striking the item relating to section 801 and inserting the 
following:

``801. Office for State and Local Government Coordination and 
                            Preparedness.
``802. Office of Information Sharing.''.
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