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Reported to House amended (11/04/2011)

Transportation Security Administration Ombudsman Act of 2011 - Establishes in the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) an Office of the Ombudsman, which shall be headed by the Ombudsman of TSA.

Requires the individual appointed as Ombudsman to have expertise in: (1) labor and employment relations with federal agencies, and (2) dispute resolution.

Directs the Ombudsman to assist TSA employees who have complaints about TSA, including publicizing a toll-free telephone number to report such complaints.

Requires the TSA administrator to make publicly available on the TSA Internet site information about the Office of the Ombudsman, including contact information.

Requires the Ombudsman to report annually to Congress on actions taken over the preceding year regarding TSA employee complaints.

Authorizes appropriations for FY2012-FY2014.