Except as provided in subsection (b), there are transferred to the Agency the following:
(1)All functions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including existing responsibilities for emergency alert systems and continuity of operations and continuity of government plans and programs as constituted on June 1, 2006, including all of its personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities, and including the functions of the Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management relating thereto.
(2)The Directorate of Preparedness, as constituted on June 1, 2006, including all of its functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities, and including the functions of the Under Secretary for Preparedness relating thereto.
The following within the Preparedness Directorate shall not be transferred:
(1)The Office of Infrastructure Protection.
(2)The National Communications System.
(3)The National Cybersecurity Division.
(4)The Office of the Chief Medical Officer.
(5)The functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, and liabilities of each component described under paragraphs (1) through (4).
A prior section 505 ofPub. L. 107–296was renumbered section
518 and is classified to section
321g of this title.
Section effective Mar. 31, 2007, see section 614(b)(3) ofPub. L. 109–295, set out as a note under section
701 of this title.
Transfer of Functions
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 this title and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
542 of this title.
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