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To authorize the programs of the Transportation Security Administration relating to the provision of transportation security, and for other purposes. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

To authorize the programs of the Transportation Security Administration relating to the provision of transportation security, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Transportation Security Administration Authorization Act of 2011''. (b) Table of Contents.--

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Definitions. TITLE I--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 101. Authorization of appropriations. TITLE II--AVIATION SECURITY

Subtitle A--Reform

Part 1--Airport Screening

Sec. 201. Checkpoint screening of passengers. Sec. 202. Trusted passenger credential. Sec. 203. Security screening of individuals with metal implants, prosthetics, and physical disabilities traveling in air transportation. Sec. 204. Security screenings of children. Sec. 205. Requirements for baggage screening technology. Sec. 206. Explosives detection canine teams for aviation security. Sec. 207. Pilot program on security screening of passengers on commercial flights originating outside the United States. Sec. 208. Standard operating procedures at airport checkpoints. Sec. 209. Advanced passenger prescreening system. Sec. 210. Screening in areas other than primary passenger terminals. Sec. 211. Automated targeting recognition software. Sec. 212. Disabling image retention. Sec. 213. Screening strategy. Part 2--Transportation Security Officer Training and Accountability

Sec. 221. Prohibition of advance notice of covert testing to security screeners. Sec. 222. Transportation security training programs. Sec. 223. Hiring preference for part-time employees. Sec. 224. Removal of Administration officers due to performance. Sec. 225. Administration ombudsman office. Part 3--Air Cargo Security

Sec. 241. Air cargo...

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Bill Summary

To authorize the programs of the Transportation Security Administration relating to the provision of transportation security, and for other purposes.

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