Submission of 'Optional' Preliminary Statewide Communications Interoperability Plan (SCIP) Through the National Preparedness Directorate Secure Portal by September 30, 2007 [open pdf - 110KB]
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) requires that each State and Territory submit a Statewide Communications Interoperability Plan (SCIP) by December 3, 2007. Although not a requirement, each State and Territory has the option to submit a Preliminary SCIP by September 30, 2007 in order to receive an interim review and feedback before the final deadline. The National Preparedness Directorate (NPD) Secure Portal can be accessed at https://odp.esportals.com for uploading preliminary plans. Each Preliminary SCIP must be uploaded to the State or Territory specific 'Preliminary' folder within the Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Compartment of the NPD Secure Portal. State Administrative Agencies (SAA) who have access to the State or Territory folder can upload the Preliminary Statewide Plan (one plan per State or Territory)."
National Preparedness Directorate Information Bulletin No. 264
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