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Subject: Fwd: ANSI Announcement of Federal Register Notice Regarding theSAFETY Act

Thought those of you who are vendors in the EM space out there might
benefit from this. No direct relevance to the EM TC otherwise.


-----Forwarded Message-----
> From: Matthew Deane <mdeane@ansi.org>
> Subject: ANSI Announcement of Federal Register Notice Regarding the SAFETY Act
> Date: 17 Jul 2003 13:58:52 -0400
> Dear Members of the CIF, CMF, OMF, and Interested Parties of the ANSI-HSSP,
> The attached document is a Federal Register Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
> published Friday, July 11, 2003 by the Department of Homeland Security
> (DHS).  Please note that it provides for definitions, procedures and
> criteria for DHS designation of "qualified anti-terrorism technologies" and
> "approved qualified anti-terrorism technologies" under the SAFETY Act.  Such
> designations and approvals provide for specific limitations on liability for
> sellers of technology products and services necessary or useful in homeland
> security applications.
> The comment period for this Notice is exceptionally short (comments must be
> received by August 11, 2003).  ANSI staff is working on comments on behalf
> of the standards community, which will be submitted to the National Policy
> Committee for approval, and to members of the CMF, OMF and CIF for
> information thereafter.  If you have any questions about this process,
> please contact ANSI's Vice President of Public Policy and Government
> Affairs, David Karmol (dkarmol@ansi.org). 
> The Notice is distributed for information and in the event that you wish to
> file comments for your organization (methods for submission are detailed in
> the attached).
> We apologize to those that receive this message multiple times due to being
> a member of multiple Forums.
> Best regards,
> Matt Deane
> ANSI-HSSP Secretary
>  <<FR Doc 03-17561.htm>> 
R. Allen Wyke
Chair, Emergency Management TC

FR Doc 03-17561.htm

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