(1)develop arson detection techniques to assist Federal agencies and States and local jurisdictions in improving arson prevention, detection, and control;
(2)provide training and instructional materials in the skills and knowledge necessary to assist Federal, State, and local fire service and law enforcement personnel in arson prevention, detection, and control, with particular emphasis on the needs of volunteer firefighters for improved and more widely available arson training courses;
(3)formulate methods for collection of arson data which would be compatible with methods of collection used for the uniform crime statistics of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
(4)develop and implement programs for improved collection of nationwide arson statistics within the National Fire Incident Reporting System at the National Fire Data Center;
(5)develop programs for public education on the extent, causes, and prevention of arson; and
(6)develop handbooks to assist Federal, State, and local fire service and law enforcement personnel in arson prevention and detection.
2000—Pub. L. 106–503struck out subsec. (a) designation and struck out subsec. (b) which required the Administrator to submit a report to Congress by Mar. 15, 1979, on ways to assist the States and local jurisdictions with arson control.
1994—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 103–254inserted before semicolon at end “, with particular emphasis on the needs of volunteer firefighters for improved and more widely available arson training courses”.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of all functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management relating thereto, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, see section
315(a)(1) of Title
6, Domestic Security.
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see former section
557 of Title
6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
542 of Title
Functions of Administrator of United States Fire Administration under this section and section
2221 of this title to remain vested in Administrator and not to be transferred to Director of Federal Emergency Management Agency, pursuant to Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1978, §§ 201,
301, June 19, 1978, 43 F.R. 41944, 92 Stat. 3788, set out as a note under section
2201 of this title, effective Apr. 1, 1979, pursuant to Ex. Ord. No. 12127, § 1–103(a), Mar. 31, 1979, 44 F.R. 19367.
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