Global Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Hearings Before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, Part 3
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1996
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Page 315 - Secretary, no tax shall be imposed under this section — (1) on any liquid sold for use or used as supplies for vessels or aircraft (within the meaning of section 4221(d)(3)); (2) with respect to the sale of any liquid for the exclusive use of any State, any political subdivision of a State, or the District of Columbia...
Page 160 - Terrorism is both a threat to our national security as well as a criminal act. The Administration has stated that it is the policy of the United States to use all appropriate means to deter, defeat and respond to all terrorist attacks on our territory and resources, both people and facilities, wherever they occur. In support of these efforts, the United States will: • Employ efforts to deter, preempt, apprehend and prosecute terrorists.
Page 295 - PHS agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration...
Page 315 - explosive or incendiary device" means (A) dynamite and all other forms of high explosives, (B) any explosive bomb, grenade, missile, or similar device, and (C) any incendiary bomb or grenade, fire bomb, or similar device, including any device which (i) consists of or includes a breakable container including a flammable liquid or compound, and a wick composed of any material which, when ignited, is capable of igniting such flammable liquid or compound, and (ii) can be carried or thrown by one individual...
Page 113 - Made up of several components. NEST capabilities include search and identification of nuclear materials, diagnostics and assessment of suspected nuclear devices, and disablement and containment programs. NEST personnel and equipment are deployable at all times.
Page 161 - ... After an incident has occurred, a rapidly deployable interagency Emergency Support Team (EST) will provide required capabilities on scene: a Foreign Emergency Support Team (FEST) for foreign incidents and a Domestic Emergency Support Team (DEST) for domestic incidents. DEST membership will be...
Page 118 - ... Response Plan bring their own programs and special areas of expertise to each response operation. FEMA, as the coordinator, does not duplicate the expertise that lies with the member agencies of the Federal Response Plan, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Public Health Service of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Energy and the Department of Defense; nor does it replicate services that are available through voluntary agencies, such as the American Red...
Page 27 - I'm sure it was in the bomb. Thank God the sodium cyanide burned instead of vaporizing. If the sodium cyanide had vaporized, it is clear what would have happened is [that] the cyanide gas would have been sucked into the north tower and everybody in the north tower would have been killed.
Page 315 - The following securities are exempted from sections 409.301 and 409.403: (1) any security (including a revenue obligation) issued or guaranteed by the United States, any state, any political subdivision of a state, or any agency or corporate or other instrumentality of one or more of the foregoing; or any certificate of deposit for any of the foregoing...
Page 162 - ... materials or weapons is of the highest priority. Terrorist acquisition of weapons of mass destruction is not acceptable and there is no higher priority than preventing the acquisition of such materials/weapons or removing this capability from terrorist groups.