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Legislation designed to enhance TSA security operations advanced by House Homeland Security Committee

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The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security recently advanced bipartisan legislation that would help reduce the spread of COVID-19 among airline passengers and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees.

The Security Screening During COVID-19 Act would direct the TSA administrator to coordinate with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a plan, identifying best practices among air carriers, airports, and foreign governments regarding COVID-19. The administrator would identify specific operational changes that TSA can make to further reduce the virus’ spread at checkpoints.

The bill also authorizes the TSA

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Masks still required for mass transportation even as states lift mandates, TSA reminds

Not so fast there, sonny.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is reminding the public that face masks are still required for mass transportation in the U.S. as Texas and Mississippi lift their own coronavirus safety restrictions, including mask mandates.

TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein shared the message on Wednesday, referencing the executive order signed by President Joe Biden in January.

“So if you choose to travel, TSA reminds you to please continue to wear your mask,” TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein tweeted on Wednesday.
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