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CBO Sets Homeland Security Drone Assessment, Analysis Cost at $3M

CBOThe Congressional Budget Office has set the estimated cost to implement the Homeland Security Drone Assessment and Analysis Act at $3 million in fiscal year 2016.

CBO said Thursday that under the legislation, the Department of Homeland Security would examine how attacks from small and medium sized unmanned aerial systems on the U.S. could be prevented.

DHS is also required to report the risks of drone attacks to the Congress under the law.

CBO says majority of the costs come from the additional workforce requirements for cross-agency coordination efforts.

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