It’s a busy week for the TSA, and not necessarily due to the holiday season.
Tuesday, three bills were passed through the U.S. House of Representatives in regards to the Transportation Security Administration, all three receiving bipartisan support.
The Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act requires the TSA to implement best practices, as well as improve transparency in technology acquisitions.
The TSA Loose Change Act directs the TSA Administrator to transfer unclaimed money recovered at airport security checkpoints to nonprofit organizations such as the United Service Organization (USO).
The Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013 authorizes the Aviation Security Advisory Committee to improve TSA’s engagement with the private sector.