Homeland Security Act of 2002

Homeland Security Act of 2002
An act passed by Congress in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. This law created the Department of Homeland Security and the new cabinet-level position of Secretary of Homeland Security. The law was an attempt to reorganize federal security functions into one department.
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