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Markup: HR 1690, HR 1801, HR 1165

Thursday, May 12, 2011

The Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Transportation Security will meet in open markup session

11:00 a.m.

311 Cannon House Office Building

H.R. 1690, (Mr. Rogers) To amend titles 49 and 46, United States Code, and the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for certain improvements in surface transportation security, and for other purposes. The “Modernizing of Documentation and Elimination of Redundant Identification and Security Credentials Act” or the “MODERN Security Credentials Act”.

H.R. 1801, (Mr. Cravaack) To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for expedited security screenings for members of the Armed Forces. The “Risk-Based Security Screening for Members of The Armed Forces Act”.

H.R. 1165, (Ms. Jackson Lee) To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish an Ombudsman Office within the Transportation Security Administration for the purpose of enhancing transportation security by providing confidential, informal, and neutral assistance to address work-place related problems of Transportation Security Administration employees, and for other purposes. The “Transportation Security Administration Ombudsman Act of 2011.”

Ranking Member Jackson-Lee delivers her opening statement:

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Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS)

Rep. Bennie G. Thompson

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