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SA 74. Mrs. SHAHEEN submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the bill S. 223, to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 230, between lines 7 and 8, insert the following:
SEC. 565. VALIDATION OF PASSENGER BOARDING PASSES.
Section 44901 is amended by adding at the end the following:
"(l) Validation of Boarding Passes.--Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act, the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall develop and implement a mechanism that can be used at an airport security checkpoint to verify that--
"(1) a boarding pass of an individual has not been tampered with; and
"(2) the boarding pass accurately reflects the name of the person who purchased the boarding pass.".


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Feb 14, 2011.)