Category Archives: Transportation

H.R.4561 – SAFE TECH Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 12, 2018 H.R.4561 – SAFE TECH Act Brief – Under HR 4561 the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, shall develop a program to enable a vendor of transportation security screening technology to obtain testing, including as an alternative to the Administration’s […]

H.R.4559 – Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 12, 2018 H.R.4559 – Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017 Brief – Under HR 4559 the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall conduct a global aviation security review to address improving aviation security standards across the global aviation system. The global aviation security review shall establish best […]

S.1536 – Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 22, 2017 S.1536 – Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act Brief – of S. 1536, the Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act, are to designate a human trafficking prevention coordinator and to expand the scope of activities authorized under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) outreach and […]

S.1532 – No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 22, 2017 S.1532 – No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act Brief – S 1532 would provide a lifetime ban from operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for an individual who uses a CMV in committing a felony involving a severe form of trafficking in persons. Current law prohibits an […]

S.1393 – Jobs for Our Heroes Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 22, 2017 S.1393 – Jobs for Our Heroes Act Brief – S 1393 allows individuals who have experience in driving vehicles similar to a commercial motor vehicle while serving in the Armed Forces or reserves to apply for an exemption from all or a portion of federal commercial motor vehicle […]

H.R.3669 – Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 15, 2017 H.R.3669 – Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017   Brief – H.R. 3669 would improve and streamline security procedures related to general aviation and commercial charter air carrier utilizing risk-based security standards. This legislation requires the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) […]

H.R.425 – FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending November 3, 2017 H.R.425 – FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017 Brief – HR 425 authorizes the revocation or denial of passports to individuals affiliated with foreign terrorist organizations. The Secretary of State shall refuse to issue a passport to any individual whom the Secretary has determined— “(A) is a member […]

S.504 – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending October 27, 2017 S.504 – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act Brief – “This bill amends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 to permanently authorize the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business travel card program. (The program, which provides persons who are engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business […]

H.R.3669 – Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending October 27, 2017 H.R.3669 – Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017 Brief – ‘The purpose of H.R. 3669 is to improve and streamline security procedures related to general aviation and commercial charter air carrier utilizing risk-based security standards. ‘This legislation requires the Administrator of the […]