ALL POLICY & STRATEGY GENERAL U.S. POLICY DOCUMENTS

General U.S. Policy Documents

33 featured resources    updated Jun 22, 2016

  • 2010 Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement
    "The Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act (PRO-IP Act) directs the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) to coordinate the development of a Joint Strategic Plan against counterfei… more
    2010-06
    911KB
  • 2010 National Vaccine Plan: Protecting the Nation's Health Through Immunization
    "The purpose of the 2010 National Vaccine Plan is to provide strategic direction for the coordination of the vaccine and immunization enterprise for the NVP. The Program's goals are to prevent infectious diseases and their sequ… more
    2011-02
    365KB
  • Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan
    "Like electricity a century ago, broadband is a foundation for economic growth, job creation, global competitiveness and a better way of life. It is enabling entire new industries and unlocking vast new possibilities for existi… more
    2010
    11812KB
  • Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity: Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013-2017
    From the document's Executive Summary: "This Plan details a series of coordinated actions to strengthen the reach and effectiveness of services provided to all victims of human trafficking, regardless of the victims' race, col… more
    2014-01
    3650KB
  • Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2012-2016
    "The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years (FY) 2012-2016 presents the Department's goals, derived from the conclusions of the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) and the Bottom-Up Review… more
    2012-02
    1064KB
  • Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Violent Extremism in the United States
    "The strategy that follows outlines how the Federal Government will support and help empower American communities and their local partners in their grassroots efforts to prevent violent extremism. This strategy commits the Fed… more
    2011-08
    2927KB
  • Mitigation Federal Interagency Operational Plan
    From the Introduction: "President Obama signed Presidential Policy Directive (PPD)-8 in March 2011. PPD-8 is aimed at strengthening the security and resilience of the United States through systematic preparation for the threat… more
    2014-07
    1757KB
  • National Disaster Recovery Framework - Second Edition [June 2016]
    "The National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) establishes a common platform and forum for how the whole community builds, sustains, and coordinates delivery of recovery capabilities. Resilient and sustainable recovery encom… more
    2016-06
    930KB
  • National Disaster Recovery Framework: Strengthening Disaster Recovery for the Nation [September 2011]
    "Experience with recent disaster recovery efforts highlights the need for additional guidance, structure and support to improve how we as a Nation address recovery challenges. This experience prompts us to better understand th… more
    2011-09
    11054KB
  • National Emergency Communications Plan [July 2008]
    This document presents the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's national emergency communications plan. "Every day in cities and towns across the Nation, emergency response personnel respond to incidents of varying scope and… more
    2008-07
    4296KB
  • National Hurricane Operations Plan [2010]
    "The tropical cyclone warning service is an interdepartmental effort to provide the United States and designated international recipients with forecasts, warnings, and assessments concerning tropical and subtropical weather sys… more
    2010-05
    4298KB
  • National Incident Management System, December 2008
    This document is a revised version of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's 'National Incident Management System' as of December 2008. "On February 28, 2003, the President issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5… more
    2008-12
    2574KB
  • National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2009]
    "The National Infrastructure Protection Plan provides the unifying structure for the integration of a wide range of efforts for the enhanced protection and resiliency of the nation's critical infrastructure and key resources (C… more
    2009-02
    4758KB
  • National Mitigation Framework - Second Edition [June 2016]
    "Threats and hazards present long-term risks to people and their property. Mitigation is risk management action taken to avoid, reduce, or transfer those risks. By reducing the impact of disasters, mitigation supports protecti… more
    2016-06
    1113KB
  • National Mitigation Framework [May 2013]
    "The National Mitigation Framework establishes a common platform and forum for coordinating and addressing how the Nation manages risk through mitigation capabilities. Mitigation reduces the impact of disasters by supporting p… more
    2013-05
    1355KB
  • National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan 2011
    "The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy are pleased to announce the release of the 2011 NNI Strategic Plan. As called for by the 21st Century Nanotechnology R&D … more
    2011-02
    944KB
  • National Preparedness Guidelines
    "President Bush has led a committed effort to strengthen the Nation's preparedness capabilities. The national preparedness architecture encompasses the full spectrum of prevention, protection, response, and recovery efforts to… more
    2007-09
    573KB
  • National Prevention Framework - Second Edition [June 2016]
    "The National Prevention Framework describes what the whole community--from community members to senior leaders in government--should do upon the discovery of an imminent threat to the homeland. An imminent threat is intellige… more
    2016-06
    564KB
  • National Prevention Framework [May 2013]
    "The National Prevention Framework describes what the whole community--from community members to senior leaders in government--should do upon the discovery of intelligence or information regarding an imminent threat to the hom… more
    2013-05
    762KB
  • National Protection Framework - Second Edition [June 2016]
    "The National Preparedness System outlines an organized process for the whole community to achieve the National Preparedness Goal. The National Preparedness System integrates efforts across the five preparedness mission areas-… more
    2016-06
    631KB
  • National Response Framework - Third Edition [June 2016]
    "The National Response Framework is a guide to how the Nation responds to all types of disasters and emergencies. It is built on scalable, flexible, and adaptable concepts identified in the National Incident Management System … more
    2016-06
    977KB
  • National Response Framework, Second Edition [May 2013]
    "The National Response Framework is a guide to how the Nation responds to all types of disasters and emergencies. It is built on scalable, flexible, and adaptable concepts identified in the National Incident Management System … more
    2013-05
    1317KB
  • National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing
    "This report responds to Section 102 of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, which directs the Committee on Technology of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) to develop a strategic plan to guide Fed… more
    2012-02
    833KB
  • One Team, One Mission, Securing Our Homeland: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2008 - 2013
    This U. S. Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2008-2013 discusses the department's vision, strategy and goals for the coming years listed. The following is taken from the report: "The 2008 Strategic Pl… more
    2008-09-17
    932KB
  • Open Government Partnership: National Action Plan for the United States of America
    "Since the first day of his Administration, President Barack Obama has made Open Government a high priority. The Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government was the first executive action to bear the President's signature, … more
    2011-09-20
    332KB
  • Presidential Policy Directive 4: National Space Policy of the United States of America
    "The legacy of success in space and its transformation also presents new challenges. When the space age began, the opportunities to use space were limited to only a few nations, and there were limited consequences for irrespons… more
    2010-06-28
    359KB
  • President's Climate Action Plan
    "While no single step can reverse the effects of climate change, we have a moral obligation to future generations to leave them a planet that is not polluted and damaged. Through steady, responsible action to cut carbon pollut… more
    2013-06
    318KB
  • Recovery Federal Interagency Operational Plan
    From the Introduction: "President Obama signed Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 8: National Preparedness in March 2011. PPD-8 is aimed at strengthening the security and resilience of the United States through systematic pre… more
    2014-07
    2861KB
  • Response Federal Interagency Operational Plan
    From the Introduction: "This FIOP [Federal Interagency Operational Plan] builds upon the National Response Framework (NRF), which sets the strategy and doctrine for how the whole community builds, sustains, and delivers the Re… more
    2014-07
    9970KB
  • Target Capabilities List: A Companion to the National Preparedness Guidelines, September 2007
    "The Target Capabilities List describes the capabilities related to the four homeland security mission areas: Prevent, Protect, Respond, and Recover. It defines and provides the basis for assessing preparedness. It also establ… more
    2007-09
    4392KB
  • Trustworthy Cyberspace: Strategic Plan for the Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Program
    "This strategic plan describes and prioritizes several research themes worthy of further inquiry, and end-states and capabilities that must be achieved in order to fundamentally improve cyberspace. The Plan does not focus on s… more
    2011-12
    814KB
  • United States Counter Piracy and Maritime Security Action Plan
    "Presidential Policy Directive 18 (PPD-18)1 established United States Government policy on Maritime Security and provided for the development of scalable, flexible frameworks on specific maritime issues to guide and clarify ro… more
    2014-06
    352KB
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Strategic Plan 2007 - 2012
    "This ASPR Strategic Plan represents the culmination of a six-month strategic planning process. Our goal is to provide direction for the entire ASPR Office over the next five years. This is a dynamic document, but it is built o… more
    2006
    4947KB