Title I: Enhancing Domestic Security Against Terrorism

Provisions in Title I set up a Counterterrorism Fund in the U.S. Treasury, and appropriated $200 million for each fiscal year from 2002 through 2004. Section 106 of the title increases presidential authority to seize the property of foreign persons, organizations, or countries that the president determines “has planned, authorized, aided, or engaged in such hostilities or attacks against the United States.” Title I also orders the U.S. Secret Service to develop a national network of electronic crime task forces to “purpose of preventing, detecting, and investigating various forms of electronic crimes, including potential terrorist attacks against critical infrastructure and financial payment systems.”


Inside Title I: Enhancing Domestic Security Against Terrorism