6 U.S. Code § 1003. Research, development, test, and evaluation efforts in furtherance of maritime and cargo security
(a) In generalThe Secretary shall—
direct research, development, testing, and evaluation efforts in furtherance of maritime and cargo security;
coordinate with public and private sector entities to develop and test technologies, and process innovations in furtherance of these objectives; and
(b) CoordinationThe Secretary, in coordination with the Under Secretary for Science and Technology, the Assistant Secretary for Policy, the Commandant of the Coast Guard, the Director for Domestic Nuclear Detection, the Chief Financial Officer, and the heads of other appropriate offices or entities of the Department, shall ensure that—
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