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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 2035

  To require the Transportation Security Administration to develop a 
   strategic plan to expand eligibility for the PreCheck Program to 
 individuals with Transportation Worker Identification Credentials or 
                   Hazardous Materials Endorsements.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             June 27, 2019

  Ms. Duckworth (for herself and Mr. Young) introduced the following 
 bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, 
                      Science, and Transportation

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                                 A BILL


 
  To require the Transportation Security Administration to develop a 
   strategic plan to expand eligibility for the PreCheck Program to 
 individuals with Transportation Worker Identification Credentials or 
                   Hazardous Materials Endorsements.

    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 Credential and Endorsement 
Harmonization Act of 2019''.

SEC. 2. STRATEGIC PLAN TO EXPAND PRECHECK PROGRAM.

    (a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall develop a strategic plan to expand eligibility for 
the PreCheck Program under section 44919 of title 49, United States 
Code, to individuals who have--
            (1) a Transportation Worker Identification Credential 
        issued under section 70105 of title 46, United States Code; or
            (2) a Hazardous Materials Endorsement under the Hazardous 
        Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program on the State-
        issued commercial driver's license of the individual.
    (b) Elements.--In developing the strategic plan required by 
subsection (a), the Administrator shall ensure that the plan--
            (1) allows individuals described in subsection (a) to opt 
        in to the PreCheck Program; and
            (2) provides the Transportation Security Administration 
        with the discretion--
                    (A) to determine whether an individual described in 
                subsection (a) meets the eligibility requirements for 
                the Program; and
                    (B) to establish alternative fee structures for the 
                Program.
    (c) Briefing to Congress.--Not later than 30 days after developing 
the strategic plan required by subsection (a), the Administrator shall 
brief the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the 
Senate and the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives on the strategic plan.
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