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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and industry have partnered to develop a capability to manage national airspace drone traffic, called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM).
DHS has issued a 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments on the renewal the CSAT’s information collection requirements.
DHS has issued a 60-Day Notice of Information Collection and is seeking public comments on the risk-mitigation value of TWIC at maritime facilities until April 8, 2019.
On January 18, 2019, President Trump signed the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act into law, which extended the CFATS program for 15 months.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a report on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) Pipeline Security Program.
Congress has provided a short-term extension to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program via a Continuing Resolution (CR).
The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 (H.R. 7213).
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a report on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its semiannual regulatory agenda to provide the public with information about DHS regulatory activities and invite comments on any aspect of the agenda.
On November 16, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018, which establishes the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is requesting submissions to a Biometric Technology Rally, which is scheduled for Spring 2019.
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will meet in Houston, Texas on November 6th and 7th to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its October 2018 Quarterly Update, with a focus on Material Modifications and new Top-Screens.
On October 1st, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) released an updated Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) 2.0 Portal User Manual.
The DHS Office of Inspector General recently published an audit that reviewed the U.S. Coast Guard’s oversight of the TWIC program.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report titled Chemical Terrorism – A Strategy and Implementation Plan Would Help DHS Better Manage Fragmented Chemical Defense Programs and Activities.
On September 17, 2018, a federal judge in the Eastern District of Virginia issued an order dismissing the lawsuit regarding the TWIC Reader Final Rule.
On September 4, 2018, Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) introduced the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2018.
On August 2, 2018, President Trump signed the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018 into law.
Recently, several important Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Rule developments have occurred.
The comment period for Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Personnel Surety Program (PSP) Information Collection Request (ICR) to expand the CFATS PSP to Tier 3 and 4 high-risk chemical facilities closed on July 18, 2018.
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