Transportation Security Administration September 28, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Legal Interpretation of “Field of Transportation”
Document Number: 2016-23370
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is providing notice that it has issued a legal interpretation of the phrase ``field of transportation'' that is referenced in the statute requiring TSA to charge fees to recover the cost of its vetting services. By defining this term, TSA clarifies the individuals from whom we may collect and retain fees to recover vetting costs. This interpretation does not address the term ``field of transportation'' as it is used in other laws or contexts.