(1) require, to the extent feasible, United States government agencies with significant regulatory or law enforcement responsibilities at United States seaports to modify their information databases to ensure the collection and retrievability of data relating to crime at or affecting such seaports;
(2) evaluate the feasibility of capturing data on cargo theft offenses (including such offenses occurring outside such seaports) through the National Incident-Based Reporting System, and, if feasible, implement its capture; and
(3) in conjunction with the Task Force, establish an outreach program to work with State law enforcement officials to harmonize the reporting of data on cargo theft among the States and with the United States government's reports.
(b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.―There are authorized to be appropriated to the Attorney General $2,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006, to modify existing data bases to capture data on cargo theft offenses through the National Incident-Based Reporting System and to make grants to States to harmonize data on cargo theft.
SEC. 12. SHARED DOCKSIDE INSPECTION FACILITIES.
(a) IN GENERAL.―The Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Transportation, and the Attorney General shall work with each other, the Task Force, and the States to establish shared dockside inspection facilities at United States seaports for Federal and State agencies.
(b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.―There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Transportation $3,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006, to establish shared dockside inspection facilities at United States seaports in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Attorney General.
SEC. 13. IMPROVED CUSTOMS REPORTING PROCEDURES.
(a) IN GENERAL.―The United States Customs Service shall improve reporting of imports at United States seaports―
(1) by promulgating regulations to require all ocean manifests to be transmitted in electronic form to the Service in sufficient time for the information to be used effectively by the Service;
(2) by promulgating regulations to require all entries of goods, including in-bond entries, to provide the same information required for entries of goods released into the commerce of the United States to the Service before the goods are released for shipment from the seaport of first arrival; and