Florida eliminates port background checks

June 7, 2011 at 7:00 am

 Florida Gov. Rick Scott last week signed a bill he said would eliminate requirements for state port businesses to undergo redundant background checks.
   Federal law requires any person seeking unescorted access to any seaport facility in the country to obtain a federal Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC card), which includes a background screening and a threat assessment. Florida was one of only a few states requiring both a federal and a state background check.  Read more.

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