(a) Designated Officer To Have Responsibility.— The Secretary of Homeland Security shall designate an officer of the Department of Homeland Security to have responsibility within the Department of Homeland Security for matters relating to missing persons who are members of the Coast Guard.
(b) Procedures.— The Secretary of Homeland Security shall prescribe procedures for the determination of the status of persons described in section
1501(c) of this title who are members of the Coast Guard and for the collection, analysis, review, and update of information on such persons. To the maximum extent practicable, the procedures prescribed under this section shall be similar to the procedures prescribed by the Secretary of Defense under section
1501(b) of this title.
2002—Pub. L. 107–296substituted “of Homeland Security” for “of Transportation” wherever appearing.
Effective Date of 2002 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 107–296effective on the date of transfer of the Coast Guard to the Department of Homeland Security, see section 1704(g) ofPub. L. 107–296, set out as a note under section
101 of this title.
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