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H.R.3202: Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about transportation and public works
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Sponsor Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced Sept. 27, 2013
Latest Major Action July 29, 2014
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Bill Summary

Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to submit to Congress and the Comptroller General (GAO) a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness of the transportation security card program at enhancing security and reducing security risks for maritime facilities and vessels. Requires the assessment to be conducted, to the extent practicable, by a national laboratory within the DHS laboratory network or a maritime security university-based center within the DHS centers of excellence network.

Directs the Secretary to submit to Congress a corrective action plan responding to the assessment which: (1) includes an implementation plan with benchmarks, and (2) shall be considered in any DHS rulemaking with respect to the transportation security card program.

Directs the Comptroller General, within 120 days after the corrective action plan is issued, to: (1) review the extent to which it impl...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 29, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
July 28, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 28, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 0 (Roll no. 456). (text: CR H6895)

July 28, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6938-6939)
July 28, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
July 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3202.
July 28, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6895-6899)
July 28, 2014 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 394.
July 17, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 113-528.
June 11, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
June 11, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 20, 2014 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
May 20, 2014 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Oct. 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.
Oct. 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
Sept. 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.