Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee
The Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee has sole jurisdiction over all Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security matters, including the security of passengers and cargo within the U.S. aviation system and TSA’s work to secure various modes of surface transportation such as mass transit systems, railroads, trucks, and pipelines. The Subcommittee also provides Congressional oversight of the United States Secret Service, pertaining to the agency’s dual protective and investigative missions.
John Katko (NY-24)CHAIRMAN
Representative John Katko was elected to represent the 24th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives in November 2014 and has served as chairman of the Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee since January 2015. Prior to being elected to public office, Representative Katko worked for twenty years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice.
Brian K. Fitzpatrick
Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12)RANKING MEMBER
William R. Keating
Donald M. Payne
The purpose of this hearing is to examine how TSA engages with the traveling public, through interactions at the checkpoint, customer service contact centers, and social media.
This hearing continues Committee efforts to gain a holistic understanding of the challenges facing surface transportation operators, industry stakeholders, and DHS components in their mutual goal of ...