Posts (Filtered by Transportation Security)

H.R. 2132, Traveler Redress Improvement Act of ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), to require the implementation of a redress process and review of the Transportation Security Administration’s intelligence-based screening rules for ...

April 28, 2017

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

House Passes Committee Bill to Reform Key TSA ...

Washington, D.C. – At a time when America faces heightened threats to our aviation sector, we must ensure that our airport access controls are strong and that we are doing all we can to mitigate ...

April 26, 2017

McCaul on Signing of New Immigration Executive ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement on the heels of President Trump signing a new executive order regarding ...

March 6, 2017

H.R. 1353, Transparency in Technological ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require certain additional information to be submitted to Congress regarding the strategic 5-year ...

March 3, 2017

H.R. 1309, TSA Administrator Modernization Act of ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), to streamline the office and term of the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration. Full text of the TSA Administrator Modernization ...

March 3, 2017

H.R. 876, Aviation Employee Screening and ...

A bill introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reform programs of the Transportation Security Administration. Full text of the Aviation Employee ...

March 3, 2017

McCaul and Katko on Indictment of 12 Former and ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Transportation and Protective Services Subcommittee Chairman John Katko (R-NY) issued the following statement in the wake of 12 current and ...

February 13, 2017

Committee Releases Report on America's Airports & ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Majority Staff of the House Homeland Security Committee released a new report entitled, “America's Airports: The Threat From Within.” This report is the result of ...

February 6, 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

H.R. 665, Airport Perimeter and Access Control ...

A bill introduced by Rep. William Keating (D-MA) requires the Transportation Security Administration to update risk assessments at airports—specifically along airport perimeters and points of ...

January 31, 2017

State of Homeland Security Address

As the Obama Administration ends and a Trump Administration prepares to take office, Chairman Michael McCaul will deliver his annual “State of Homeland Security Address” on December 7 at The ...

December 7, 2016

H.R. 6381, DHS Reform and Improvement Act

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) includes provisions necessary to update, reform, and improve the operations of the Department of Homeland Security and its components to address the ...

November 30, 2016

House Passes Six Committee Bills to Protect the ...

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed six bills to improve various Department of Homeland Security (DHS) efforts to keep us safe. These bipartisan bills seek to provide ...

September 27, 2016

Markup: H.R. 5065, H.R. 5346, H.R. 5459, H.R. ...

H.R. 5065, Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act, introduced by Rep. Herrera Beutler (R-WA) H.R. 5346, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act, introduced by Rep. David Young ...

September 13, 2016

H.R. 5728, Cuban Airport Security Act of 2016

A bill introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) to prohibit scheduled passenger air transportation between the United States and Cuba until a study has been completed regarding security measures and ...

September 7, 2016

McCaul Statement on U.S.-Cuba Agreement to Deploy ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After an over 50 year hiatus, regularly scheduled flights to Cuba are scheduled to begin at the end of this month. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced ...

August 10, 2016

McCaul Lauds Signing of Three Homeland Security ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the President signed into law three House Homeland Security Committee bills, H.R. 4698, H.R. 5338, and H.R. 2843, that optimize airport security checkpoints across the ...

July 15, 2016

Statement on FAA Extension Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed a critical bill, H. Res. 818, the “FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016,” to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and ...

July 11, 2016

McCaul on House Passage of Four Critical Homeland ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed four critical bills to better secure and protect the homeland. The bills passed prevent foreign fighter travel to the U.S., improve airport security ...

July 11, 2016

Chairman McCaul's Cuban Visa Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite President Obama opening friendly relations with Cuba, the Cuban government failed to approve visas for Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul (R-TX) ...

June 24, 2016