HR 1900

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1900

To authorize programs and activities within the Transportation Security Administration to enhance the security of surface transportation, including mass transit, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2011

Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas (for herself, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, and Ms. CLARKE of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security


A BILL

To authorize programs and activities within the Transportation Security Administration to enhance the security of surface transportation, including mass transit, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ASSISTANT SECRETARY DEFINED.

SEC. 3. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY INSPECTION PROGRAM.

SEC. 4. VISIBLE INTERMODAL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE TEAMS (VIPR TEAMS).

SEC. 5. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY STAKEHOLDER PARTICIPATION.

`SEC. 1311. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

SEC. 6. HUMAN CAPITAL PLAN FOR SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY PERSONNEL.

SEC. 7. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY TRAINING.

SEC. 8. FINDINGS; SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 9. TRANSPORTATION SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.

SEC. 10. PASSENGER RAIL SECURITY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.

SEC. 11. EXPLOSIVES DETECTION CANINE TEAMS.

SEC. 12. MASS TRANSIT AND OTHER SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY AWARENESS PROGRAM.

`SEC. 1543. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY AWARENESS PROGRAM.

SEC. 13. DEFINITIONS.

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