Posts (Filtered by Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee)

Checkpoint of the Future: Evaluating TSA’s ...

This hearing will examine the work of the Transportation Security Administration's Innovation Task Force initiative which seeks to demonstrate new and innovative security technologies at our nation's ...

April 27, 2017

The Future of the Transportation Security ...

This hearing is intended to examine how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can adjust to confront an ever-changing threat landscape and to combat internal staffing issues. This hearing ...

February 2, 2017

How Pervasive is Misconduct at TSA: Examining ...

This joint hearing will examine the findings of a joint majority subcommittee investigation, including the extent to which misconduct occurs by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees, ...

July 7, 2016

Committee Releases New TSA Misconduct Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Majority Staff of the House Homeland Security Committee released a new report entitled, “Misconduct at TSA Threatens the Security of the Flying Public.” This ...

July 7, 2016

POSTPONED: Part II: Flying Blind: What are the ...

This hearing will be a follow up to the Subcommittee's previous hearing on Cuba, in order to get answers from DHS officials on Committee inquiries related to commercial air service between the United ...

June 22, 2016

Long Lines, Short Patience: Local Perspectives

The aviation sector remains the crown jewel of targets to terrorist groups like ISIS. The speculation about the crash of Egyptair Flight 804 being a terrorist event is a sobering reminder of the ...

May 26, 2016

Flying Blind: What are the security risks of ...

The purpose of this hearing is to evaluate the potential risks to national, homeland and passenger security related to the resumption of commercial air service to Cuba, understand the process by ...

May 17, 2016

Pipelines: Securing the Veins of the American ...

Over 2.6 million miles of pipelines transport energy within the United States. This hearing will examine how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) works with pipeline stakeholders to ...

April 19, 2016

The Transportation Security Administration’s ...

This hearing will explore how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plans to allocate their resources in order to maintain their current missions and what strategic priorities ...

March 2, 2016

POSTPONED: Assessing TSA’s Management and ...

This hearing has been postponed to a time and date to be announced. This hearing will continue the examination of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) management and implementation ...

February 2, 2016

Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act: ...

This hearing will assess the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) progress one year after the Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act (TSARA) became public law. This hearing will ...

January 7, 2016

Examining TSA’s Global Efforts to Protect the ...

As the last line of defense between foreign countries and U.S. soil, the security effectiveness of overseas airports are of critical importance to American aviation. In the wake of the Metrojet ...

December 8, 2015

Assessing TSA’s Management and Implementation ...

This hearing will examine the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) management and implementation of the Screening Partnership Program (SPP), and will highlight the conclusions of the ...

November 17, 2015

Examining Critical Security Measures, ...

This hearing examines critical security measures, communications, and response at our nation’s airports and assess the state of security incident preparedness.

October 26, 2015

Reform and Improvement: Assessing the Path ...

This hearing will allow Members to assess the overall state of the Transportation Security Administration and ask senior officials for their perspectives on how TSA can be reformed and improved, ...

October 8, 2015

Safeguarding our Nation’s Surface Transportation

The purpose of this hearing is to receive an update on the state of rail and mass transit security, identify where progress has been made since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

September 17, 2015

Subcommittee Markup: H.R. 3102, H.R. 3144, ...

The Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Transportation Security will meet in open markup session on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., and subsequent days as may be necessary, in ...

July 23, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Examining the Federal Air ...

This hearing will probe the Federal Air Marshal Service and its readiness to protect aviation security.

July 16, 2015

Subcommittee Markup: H.R. 2750, H.R. 2770

The Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Transportation Security will meet in open markup session on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 11:30 a.m., or 20 minutes after the conclusion of the ...

June 16, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: How TSA Can Improve ...

A recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) report found that 73 aviation workers at airports across the country had ties to terrorism. The workers had slipped through gaps ...

June 16, 2015

H.R. 2770, the Keeping Our Travelers Safe and ...

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require certain maintenance of security-related technology at airports, and for other purposes. Full Text of H.R. 2770 as Introduced on June 12, 2015 ...

June 15, 2015