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The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is conducting an updated risk analysis to determine which maritime facilities subject to the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Rule would most benefit from electronic TWIC inspection requirements.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the public comment period for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is granting a temporary exemption for expired Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWICs).
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is granting a temporary exemption for expired Hazardous Material Endorsements (HMEs) on Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs).
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to delineate lines of authority and responsibility regarding an enhanced security strategy for the transportation of hazardous materials by pipeline.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking comments on the risk-mitigation value of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) at maritime facilities.
In fiscal year 2019, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) surface inspectors conducted 2,176 site visits and inspected 64,756 TWICs using 39 field-issued TWIC readers.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has requested to extend its Pipeline Corporate Security Review (PCSR) program and is seeking public comment on the PCSR program until September 3, 2019.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued its annual summary of enforcement actions for calendar year 2018.
In March, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (IG), published a partially redacted report, titled Audit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's [FBI’s] Management of Maritime Terrorism Threats.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a report on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) Pipeline Security Program.
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.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is requesting submissions to a Biometric Technology Rally, which is scheduled for Spring 2019.
The DHS Office of Inspector General recently published an audit that reviewed the U.S. Coast Guard’s oversight of the TWIC program.
In July 2018, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will discontinue issuance of the original “2007 Design” Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWICs) and will begin issuing “2018 Design” TWICs.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is seeking public comment on an extension of the Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License Information Collection Request (ICR).
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has requested public comments on the currently approved Rail Transportation Security Rule in order to extend the program.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its Semiannual Regulatory Agenda to provide the public with information about DHS regulatory activity and invite comments on any aspect of the Agenda.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regarding the extension of TSA’s pipeline security program under which TSA reviews pipeline security plans and inspects critical pipeline systems in accordance with the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has invited public comment on an Information Collection Request (ICR) seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to continue collecting pipeline critical facility security information.