About the bill
H.R. 5131 improves the effectiveness of federal efforts to identify and address homeland security risks to surface transportation, secure against vehicle-based attacks, and conduct a feasibility assessment of introducing new security technologies and measures. Specifically, the bill requires a Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the national strategy for transportation security, the development of risk-based priorities for all transportation modes, a feasibility assessment of utilizing security technologies for surface transportation assets; the dissemination of best practices for enhancing security against vehicle-based terrorist attacks, the authorization of the Innovation Task ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2018
Length: 14 pages
H.R. 5131 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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