Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
An act passed by Congress in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. This law created the Department of Homeland Security and the new cabinet-level position of Secretary of Homeland Security. The law was an attempt to reorganize federal security functions into one department.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:27 pm