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Public Law No: 110-412 (10/14/2008)

 
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Public Law 110-412
110th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve the financial 
    assistance provided to State, local, and tribal governments for 
information sharing activities, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 14, 
                         2008 -  [H.R. 6098]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress 
assembled, <<NOTE: Personnel Reimbursement for Intelligence Cooperation 
and Enhancement of Homeland Security Act of 2008. 6 USC 101 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Personnel Reimbursement for 
Intelligence Cooperation and Enhancement of Homeland Security Act of 
2008'' or the ``PRICE of Homeland Security Act''.
SEC. 2. CLARIFICATION ON USE OF FUNDS.

    Section 2008 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 609) is 
amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by 
                striking ``Grants'' and all that follows through 
                ``used'' and inserting the following: ``The 
                Administrator shall permit the recipient of a grant 
                under section 2003 or 2004 to use grant funds''; and
                    (B) in paragraph (10), by inserting ``, regardless 
                of whether such analysts are current or new full-time 
                employees or contract employees'' after ``analysts''; 
                and
            (2) in subsection (b)--
                    (A) by redesignating paragraphs (3) and (4) as 
                paragraphs (4) and (5), respectively; and
                    (B) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following:
            ``(3) Limitations on discretion.--
                    ``(A) In general.--With respect to the use of 
                amounts awarded to a grant recipient under section 2003 
                or 2004 for personnel costs in accordance with paragraph 
                (2) of this subsection, the Administrator may not--
                          ``(i) impose a limit on the amount of the 
                      award that may be used to pay for personnel, or 
                      personnel-related, costs that is higher or lower 
                      than the percent limit imposed in paragraph 
                      (2)(A); or
                          ``(ii) impose any additional limitation on the 
                      portion of the funds of a recipient that may be 
                      used for a specific type, purpose, or category of 
                      personnel, or personnel-related, costs.
                    ``(B) Analysts.--If amounts awarded to a grant 
                recipient under section 2003 or 2004 are used for paying 
                salary or benefits of a qualified intelligence analyst 
                under subsection (a)(10), the Administrator shall make 
                such

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                amounts available without time limitations placed on the 
                period of time that the analyst can serve under the 
                grant.''.

    Approved October 14, 2008.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6098:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 110-752 (Comm. on Homeland Security).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 154 (2008):
            July 29, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 27, considered and passed Senate, amended.
            Sept. 29, House concurred in Senate amendment.

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