Amendment, as offered, requires TSA to establish protocols for identity verification of individuals who travel with known air traveler credentials. As modified, (text appears on page H6199 of the Congressional Record) the amendment provides for alternative screening procedures for individuals with top security clearances including random, risk-based screening determined to be necessary to respond to a specific threat to security.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 111-127 to require the Assistant Secretary to establish a `known air traveler cred ential' that incorporates biometric identifier technology.

House Amendment Code:

(A003)

House Tally Clerks use this code to manage amendment information.