Homeland Security Committee to Markup Legislation on Border Security, Transportation Security and Emergency Preparedness
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Tomorrow, the Committee on Homeland Security will hold a markup to consider the following legislation.
WEDNESDAY, June 11 at 10:00 a.m.
Homeland Security Committee
311 Cannon House Office Building
- H.R. 3846, the “United States Customs and Border Protection Authorization Act,” introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Candice Miller (R-MI), to provide for the authorization of border, maritime, and transportation security responsibilities and functions in the Department of Homeland Security and the establishment of United States Customs and Border Protection.
- H.R. 3488, introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Patrick Meehan (R-PA), to establish the conditions under which the Secretary of Homeland Security may establish preclearance facilities, conduct preclearance operations, and provide customs services outside the United States, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 3202, the “Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act,” introduced by Subcommittee Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to prepare a comprehensive security assessment of the transportation security card program.
- H.R. 4263, the “Social Media Working Group Act of 2014,” introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security to establish a social media working group, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4289, the “Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act,” introduced by Ranking Member Donald Payne (D-NJ), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to take administrative action to achieve and maintain interoperable communications capabilities among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4802, the “Airport Security Enhancement Act of 2014,” introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Richard Hudson (R-NC), to improve intergovernmental planning for and communication during security incidents at domestic airports, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4803, the “TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2014,” introduced by Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC), to require the Transportation Security Administration to conform to existing Federal law and regulations regarding criminal investigator positions, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4812, the “Honor Flight Act,” introduced by Subcommittee Ranking Member Cedric Richmond (D-LA), to amend title 49, United States Code, to require the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to establish a process for providing expedited and dignified passenger screening services for veterans traveling to visit war memorials built and dedicated to honor their service, and for other purposes.
*LIVE video of the markup will be available here.