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Subject: RE: Texas RFC asks Gov. Perry for HB-1937, no-grope TSA bill, in special session
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 08:15:47 -0500
From: Don Zimmerman
To: <wgselby@statesman.com>

Hi Gardner,

There are a number of sites like the one below that appear to confirm the presence of “lists” maintained by the FBI, by which persons seeking to purchase tickets and/ or board planes, are “screened”; this work is done for various uses including TSA use.  If the uses a “list” based on FBI “background checks”, their claim is ridiculous IMHO.




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The FBI does background checks, prepares a “list” of various checks, and makes that available to TSA.  Both agencies are large, powerful bureaucratic organizations with very significant resources to check on travelers.  It would also makes sense that they would not divulge all the depth of details of what they do, but I think the sources I’ve sent backs up the comment.


Terrorist Screening Center

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The Terrorist Screening Center is an FBI organization for identifying suspected or potential terrorists.

It maintains a database, the Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB), the aim of which is to contain information about all known or suspected terrorists, and makes this information available to a number of different government agencies, including the federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies, the US State Department, the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Transportation Security Administration.

At the start of fiscal 2005 (1 October 2004), the TSC had a budget of about $30 million and about 180 employees.[1]

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