H.R.1105 - Transitioning With an Improved Credential Program Act

To ensure that Transportation Worker Identification Credentials held by certain maritime workers do not expire before the deadline for full implementation of electronic readers for such credentials or December 31, 2014, whichever is earlier. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To ensure that Transportation Worker Identification Credentials held by certain maritime workers do not expire before the deadline for full implementation of electronic readers for such credentials or December 31, 2014, whichever is earlier. as introduced.
  • Short: Transitioning With an Improved Credential Program Act as introduced.
  • Short: TWIC Program Act as introduced.

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Bennie Thompson

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Official Summary

Transitioning With an Improved Credential Program Act or TWIC Program Act - Declares that a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) issued before enactment of this Act to a person requiring unescorted access to secure areas of vessels, facilities, and Outer Continental

Official Summary

Transitioning With an Improved Credential Program Act or TWIC Program Act - Declares that a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) issued before enactment of this Act to a person requiring unescorted access to secure areas of vessels, facilities, and Outer Continental Shelf facilities shall not expire before the earlier of:
(1) the deadline for full implementation of a final rule issued by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) for electronic readers designed to work with TWICs as an access control and security measure; or
(2) December 31, 2014. Declares that this Act shall not be construed to affect the Secretary's authority to revoke a TWIC because:
(1) a TWIC holder is not qualified to hold it; or
(2) the credential is lost, damaged, or stolen.

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