The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004

Bill Lahneman.

On December 17th, 2004, President George W. Bush signed into law the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. This landmark piece of legislation includes several major provisions aimed at improving the US government’s response to the threat of terrorism, including the establishment of a Director of National Intelligence (DNI). The act contains eight major titles, concerning the improvement of information sharing, the reorganization of the FBI, the creation of more efficient security clearance systems, the address of transportation security issues, the advancement of border protection, immigration and visas, the funding of terrorism prevention, and the emphasis of information security.

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