ABSTRACT

United States Department of Homeland Security: Homeland Security Advisory Council Charter [2011]   [open pdf - 23KB]

"This charter establishes HSAC [Homeland Security Advisory Council] under the authority of Title 6 United States Code, Section 451. This committee is established in accordance with and operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Title 5 United States Code, Appendix. […] HSAC shall provide organizationally independent, strategic, timely, specific and actionable advice to the Secretary and senior leadership on matters related to homeland security. HSAC serves strictly as an advisory body with the purpose of providing advice upon the request of the Secretary. HSAC advice to the Secretary may encompass: A. Strategy and Policy: Recommendations for the development of strategies and policies that will further the Department's ability to prevent, protect against, respond to and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters, or other emergencies. B. Leadership and Coordination: Recommendations on improving the Department's leadership and coordination, internally across the Department, externally across the Federal Government, and among state, local, tribal governments, first responders, the private and non-profit sectors, academia and research communities. C. Management and Implementation: Recommendations on the development and implementation of specific programs or initiatives to prevent, protect against, respond to and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters, or other emergencies. D. Evaluation and Feedback: Recommendations on the efficiency and effectiveness of DHS [Department of Homeland Security] programs to prevent, protect against, respond to and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters, or other emergencies."

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2011-11?
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Public Domain
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United States. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/
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