Senate bill would supersede scan-all mandate

April 22, 2011 at 7:00 am

A bill introduced last week in the Senate to reauthorize the SAFE Port of 2006 would reverse a congressional mandate to scan all ocean containers by July 2012 if certain conditions are met.
   Lawmakers included the scan-all provision in the 9/11 Implementation Act four years ago despite heavy industry and international opposition. Since then many lawmakers have come to the realization that forcing inspections at foreign ports is impractical or too costly, and have publicly voiced support for giving the Department of Homeland Security more flexibility for implementation.  Read more.

E. Kulisch, American Shipper,  4/19/2011


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