H.AMDT.176 to H.R.2200

Amendment requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to collect public comments from transit agencies to determine the extent to which current allowable uses of grant funds under the Transit Security Grant Program are sufficient to address security improvement priorities identified by transit agencies. Where security improvement priorities identified by local transit agencies are not met by the regulations implementing the grant program, the Secretary will report to Congress on how such regulations should be changed to accommodate them or why these are not appropriate priorities.

H.AMDT.176(A014)
Amends: H.R.2200
Sponsor: Rep Roskam, Peter J. [IL-6](offered 6/4/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to collect public comments from transit agencies to determine the extent to which current allowable uses of grant funds under the Transit Security Grant Program are sufficient to address security improvement priorities identified by transit agencies. Where security improvement priorities identified by local transit agencies are not met by the regulations implementing the grant program, the Secretary will report to Congress on how such regulations should be changed to accommodate them or why these are not appropriate priorities.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 14 printed in House Report 111-127 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to collect public comments from transit agencies to determine the extent to which current allowable uses of grant funds under the Transit Security Grant Program are sufficient to address security improvement priorities identified by transit agencies. Where security improvement priorities identified by local transit agencies are not met by the regulations implementing the grant program, the Secretary will report to Congress on how such regulations should be changed to accommodate them or why these are not appropriate priorities.

STATUS:

    6/4/2009 3:21pm:
    Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Roskam. (consideration: CR H6211; text: CR H6211)
    6/4/2009 3:26pm:
    On agreeing to the Roskam amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.

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