H. Rept. 108-724, Part 5: 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act, Report together with Dissenting and Additional Dissenting Views to Accompany H.R. 10, October 5, 2004 [open pdf - 843KB]
Alternate Title: H. Rept. 108-724: 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act
"The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 10) to provide for reform of the intelligence community, terrorism prevention and prosecution, border security, and international cooperation and coordination, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and recommend that the bill as amended do pass. […] The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 took the lives of more than 3,000 Americans and represented the most catastrophic terrorist attack on the United States in its history. The terrorists exploited deficiencies in America's law enforcement, immigration, and intelligence agencies which limited the dissemination of information that might have protected the nation against the attack. In the wake of the attacks, the Committee has conducted 39 hearings and markups to examine proposals to remedy legislative, procedural, and structural vulnerabilities to terrorism in our nation's immigration system. The Committee has also conducted 46 hearings and markups to strengthen federal law enforcement and antiterrorism efforts, and it has taken firm steps to ensure that security efforts do not transgress cherished civil liberties. Furthermore, the Committee has conducted rigorous oversight of antiterrorism reform efforts at the Department of Justice, and acted with bipartisan dispatch to enact antiterrorism legislation including the USA PATRIOT Act and the Homeland Security Act. On November 27, 2002, President Bush signed legislation creating the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States ('9/11 Commission' or 'Commission')."
H. Rept. 108-724, Part 5; House Report 108-724, Part 5
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