Tag Archives: Transportation and Public Works

HR5729: Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018

Official Summary text/su_expand] Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018 This bill prohibits the U.S. Coast Guard from: (1) implementing the rule titled "Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)-Reader Requirements," and (2) proposing or issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking for a rule that would require the use of biometric readers for biometric transportation security cards. These prohibitions Get the Details

HR4921: To require the Surface Transportation Board to implement certain recommendations of the Inspector General of the Department of Transportation.

Official Summary text/su_expand] STB Information Security Improvement Act This bill requires the Surface Transportation Board to develop a timeline and plan to implement the recommendations of the Inspector General of the Department of Transportation in Report No. FI2018002 concerning information security. Became Public Law No: 115-269. 2018-10-16 Signed by President. 2018-10-16 Signed by President. 2018-10-16 Received in the Get the Details

S89: A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the areas of the vessels that are not constructed of fire-retardant materials and for other purposes.

This bill revises the requirements for passenger vessels that are exempt from fire-retardant materials standards. Get the Details