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SA 1427. Mr. KYL submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 1373 proposed by Mr. REID (for Mr. BYRD (for himself, Mr. INOUYE, and Mrs. MURRAY)) to the bill H.R. 2892, making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

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For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other activities, $3,097,200,000 shall be allocated as follows:
(1) $950,000,000 shall be for the State Homeland Security Grant Program under section 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 605): Provided, That of the amount provided by this paragraph, $60,000,000 shall be for Operation Stonegarden.
(2) $887,000,000 shall be for the Urban Area Security Initiative under section 2003 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604), of which, notwithstanding subsection (c)(1) of such section, $20,000,000 shall be for grants to organizations (as described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and exempt from tax section 501(a) of such code) determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security to be at high risk of a terrorist attack.
(3) $35,000,000 shall be for Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grants.
(4) $40,000,000 shall be for the Metropolitan Medical Response System under section 635 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 723).
(5) $15,000,000 shall be for the Citizen Corps Program.
(6) $356,000,000 shall be for Public Transportation Security Assistance, Railroad Security Assistance, and Over-the-Road Bus Security Assistance under sections 1406, 1513, and 1532 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-53; 6 U.S.C. 1135, 1163, and 1182), of which not less than $25,000,000 shall be for Amtrak security, and not less than $6,000,000 shall be for Over-the-Road Bus Security Assistance.
(7) $350,000,000 shall be for Port Security Grants in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 70107.
(8) $50,000,000 shall be for Buffer Zone Protection Program Grants.
(9) $50,000,000 shall be allocated for grants, contracts, cooperative agreements and other such activities under the Driver's License Security Grants Program, pursuant to section 204(a) of the REAL ID Act of 2005 (division B of Public Law 109-13) or 232(b)(15) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 162(b)(15)).
(10) $30,000,000 shall be allocated for the establishment of cooperative exchange of electronic vital event verification information among the State Motor Vehicle Administrators and carried out by the Secretary of Homeland Security, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and in consultation with State vital statistics offices and appropriate Federal agencies: Provided, That the amount appropriated under title I for departmental management and operations is hereby
reduced by $30,000,000.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jul 8, 2009.)