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Referred in Senate (03/21/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1309


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 21, 2017

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


AN ACT

To streamline the office and term of the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “TSA Administrator Modernization Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Amendments to the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and title 5, United States Code.

(a) Homeland Security Act of 2002.—Paragraph (1) of section 103(a) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (I), by striking “12” and inserting “11”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

“(L) An Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, in accordance with section 114 of title 49, United States Code.”.

(b) Inclusion in Executive Schedule.—Section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security.”.

SEC. 3. Amendments to title 49, United States Code.

Section 114 of title 49, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), by striking “Department of Transportation” and inserting “Department of Homeland Security”;

(2) in subsection (b)(1), by striking “Under Secretary of Transportation for Security” and inserting “Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration”;

(3) by striking “Under Secretary” each place it appears and inserting “Administrator”;

(4) in subsection (b), in the heading, by striking “Under Secretary” and inserting “Administrator”;

(5) in subsection (e)(4), by striking “Secretary of Transportation” and inserting “Secretary of Homeland Security”;

(6) in subsection (f)—

(A) in paragraph (6), by striking “Federal Security Managers” and inserting “Federal Security Directors”; and

(B) in paragraph (14), by inserting “air carriers or” before “foreign air carriers”;

(7) in subsection (g)—

(A) by striking “the Secretary” each place it appears and inserting “the Secretary of Homeland Security”; and

(B) in paragraph (3), by striking “The Secretary” and inserting “The Secretary of Homeland Security”;

(8) in subsection (j)(1)(D), by striking “the Secretary” and inserting “the Secretary of Homeland Security”;

(9) in subsection (l)—

(A) in paragraph (2)(A), by striking “the Secretary” and inserting “the Secretary of Homeland Security”; and

(B) in paragraph (4)(B), by striking “the Administrator under subparagraph (A)” and inserting “the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration under subparagraph (A)”;

(10) in subsection (m)—

(A) in the heading, by striking “Under Secretary” and inserting “Administrator”; and

(B) in paragraph (1), in the heading, by striking “Under Secretary” and inserting “Administrator”;

(11) in subsection (n), by striking “Department of Transportation” and inserting “Department of Homeland Security”;

(12) in subsection (o), by striking “Department of Transportation” and inserting “Department of Homeland Security”; and

(13) in subsection (p)(4), by striking “Secretary of Transportation” and inserting “Secretary of Homeland Security”.

Passed the House of Representatives March 20, 2017.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk