Bill Introduced Re: TWIC Expiration Date

On March 15, 2011 Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS) introduced a bill (H.R. 1105) to ensure that Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC cards) held by certain maritime workers do not expire before the deadline for full implementation of electronic readers for such credentials or December 31, 2014, whichever is earlier.  The bill has been referred to the House Homeland Security committee.  The Official text of the bill has not yet been posted.