The Secretary shall be responsible for the following:
6 U.S.C. § 202
REFERENCES IN TEXTPart C of this subchapter, referred to in par. (6), was in the original "subtitle C", meaning subtitle C (§421 et seq.) of title IV of Pub. L. 107-296, 116 Stat. 2182, which enacted part C (§231 et seq.) of this subchapter and amended sectionsand of Title 7, Agriculture, and sections , , and of Title 49, Transportation. For complete classification of subtitle C to the Code, see Tables.The customs laws of the United States, referred to in par. (6), are classified generally to Title 19, Customs Duties.
AMENDMENTS2016- Pub. L. 114-125 substituted "Border, maritime, and transportation responsibilities" for "Responsibilities" in section catchline and struck out ", acting through the Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security," after "The Secretary" in introductory provisions.
- The term "functions" includes authorities, powers, rights, privileges, immunities, programs, projects, activities, duties, and responsibilities.
- The term "terrorism" means any activity that-(A) involves an act that-(i) is dangerous to human life or potentially destructive of critical infrastructure or key resources; and(ii) is a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State or other subdivision of the United States; and(B) appears to be intended-(i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population;(ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or(iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping.
- the term "Department" means the Department of Homeland Security;
- the term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Homeland Security;