DHS has more to do to implement GAO (Government Accountability Office) recommendations aimed at better ensuring that US-VISIT is maximizing its potential for success and holding itself accountable for results.
"In 2002, GAO reported on the difficulties that the executive branch faced in
reporting funding for combating terrorism to Congress (see GAO-03-
170). This report updates the information contained in the 2002 report..."
In Senate Bill S.2158, the Senate finds that "homeland security poses a complex challenge for the Nation that can only be successfully addressed by the combined effort of Federal, State, and local governments and the private sector..."
Defense Support to Civil Authorities: WMD/E Consequence Management is a
supplemental handbook that presents an appreciation of U.S. military forces and their roles as part of DoD support to Federal emergency-response in a terrorist WMD/E incident.
GAO is recommending that the Secretary direct FAMS to improve management controls for recording, tracking, and addressing mission incidents and communicating the outcome of actions taken to address them.
"GAO is recommending that the Attorney General direct the ATF Director to clarify explosives incident
reporting regulations to help ensure that all entities storing explosives..., understand their obligation to report all thefts or missing
This report (1) identifies
the steps IAEA has taken to strengthen safeguards, (2) assesses
the challenges in implementing strengthened safeguards, (3) identifies U.S. financial support for safeguards,...