Sec. 4. Definitions. As used in this order:
(a) the term "State" has the meaning provided in paragraph (15) of section 2 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002(6 U.S.C. 101(15)); and
(b) the term "Governor" has the meaning provided in paragraph (5) of section 102 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance
Act (42 U.S.C. 5122(5)).
Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 USC 101.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
In this Act, the following definitions apply:
(15) The term ‘‘terrorism’’ means any activity that—
(A) involves an act that—
(i) is dangerous to human life or potentially
destructive of critical infrastructure or key resources;
(ii) is a violation of the criminal laws of the United
States or of any State or other subdivision of the United
(B) appears to be intended—
(i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population;
(ii) to influence the policy of a government by
intimidation or coercion; or
(iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass
destruction, assassination, or kidnapping.
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
(5) “Governor” means the chief executive of any State.
I don’t understand how “the term "State" has the same meaning” as “the term terrorism”??
[edit on 12-1-2010 by liveandletlive]