December 1, 2021
Senate Commerce Republicans take aim at potential TSA reporting and security rules for transportation sector
Senate Commerce ranking member Roger Wicker (R-MS) and senior GOP members of the panel are urging the Transportation Security Administration to collaborate with rail, transit and aviation operators rather than impose new requirements under emergency powers, citing potential “unintended consequences” to a series of TSA regulatory moves initiated after the Colonial Pipeline ransomware incident.
“We encourage you to reconsider whether using emergency authority is appropriate absent an immediate threat. With the benefit of public notice and comment through the rulemaking...