Category Archives: Transportation

S.496 – A bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform”

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending April 28, 2017 S.496 – A bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform” Brief – Under the bill “The rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan […]

H.R.876 – Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending April 28, 2017 H.R.876 – Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017 Brief – The bill aims “To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reform programs of the Transportation Security Administration, and for other purposes.” To that end “Not later than 180 days after the date of […]

H.R.1353 – Transparency in Technological Acquisitions Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 17, 2017 H.R.1353 – Transparency in Technological Acquisitions Act of 2017 Brief – Under the bill the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended to require certain additional information to be submitted to Congress regarding the strategic 5-year technology investment plan of the Transportation Security Administration. Not later than 90 […]

H.R.1309 – TSA Administrator Modernization Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 17, 2017 H.R.1309 – TSA Administrator Modernization Act of 2017 Brief – The bill intends to streamline the office and term of the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration. The bill is largely technical changes  but replaces in some circumstances the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration with the Director […]

Trump Ex Orders – Foreign Travel Ban

  EXECUTIVE ORDER: PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES   EXECUTIVE ORDER   – – – – – – –   Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States   By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States […]

H.R.665 – Airport Perimeter and Access Control Security Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.R.665 – Airport Perimeter and Access Control Security Act of 2017 Brief – The bill would modernize and enhance airport perimeter and access control security by requiring updated risk assessments and the development of security strategies. To those ends The Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) […]

H.R.560 – To amend the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Improvement Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.R.560 – To amend the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Improvement Act to provide access to certain vehicles serving residents of municipalities adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and for other purposes. Brief – The Secretary shall establish a fee and permit program […]

H.R.549 – Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.R.549 – Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act Brief – The bill states its aim to amend the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 to clarify certain allowable uses of funds for public transportation security assistance grants and establish periods of performance for such […]

H.R.366 – DHS SAVE Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.R.366 – DHS SAVE Act Brief – The bill aims to ‘amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in managing the Department’s vehicle fleet’. In carrying out responsibilities regarding vehicle […]