There are two significant pieces of legislation that impact maritime security in the United States. These
include the Maritime Transportation Security Act 2002 and the S.A.F.E. Port Act of 2006.
For this assignment, you are to conduct a graduate level Legislative Critique of these two pieces of legislation. To do this critique, perform the following steps:
Obtain a copy of the piece of legislation to be examined (MTSA and S.A.F.E. Port Act of 2006).
Collect and analyze news media reports on the legislation.
Collect and analyze any other critiques of the legislation. (i.e. Think tanks, academics, etc.)
Collect and analyze available witness testimony with regard to the legislation.