TSA: Security Gaps

Hearing Date: November 3, 2015 10:00 am 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

1103 TSA

PURPOSE:

• To explore with the agency’s new leadership the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) challenges and planned responses.
• To provide members an open dialogue with TSA to discuss potential solutions to gaps in aviation security.

BACKGROUND:

• TSA oversees passenger checkpoint screening through a variety of screening technologies at approximately 440 airports across the country.
• The Inspector General (IG) conducted a covert investigation at eight different airports of different sizes. When issuing its assessment of TSA’s passenger screening technologies and processes at airport security checkpoints, the IG testified that layers of security were missing.

 

INVITED WITNESSES:

Mr. Peter Neffenger
Administrator
Transportation Security Administration
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The Honorable John Roth
Inspector General
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Ms. Jennifer Grover
Director
Homeland Security and Justice
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Mr. Peter Neffenger Administrator Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Document
The Honorable John Roth Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Document
Ms. Jennifer Grover Director Homeland Security and Justice, U.S. Government Accountability Office Document

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