Federal Issues

SIA Testimony

SIA Government Relations Chairwoman Kathleen Carroll on airport worker credentialing, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets (02/03/2016)

SIA Government Relations Director Jake Parker on Proposed Foreign Ownership Restrictions in South Africa, before the USTR Trade Policy Staff Committee (08/07/2015)

SIA Government Relations Director Jake Parker on DHS engagement with industry, before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies (05/19/15)

Issue Papers

Federal Assistance for School Security Technology (03/09/2015)

Joint SIBA-SIA Identity and Biometric Entry and Exit Solutions Framework for Airports​  ​(11/18/2014)

Risk Management Framework for Department of Defense Information Technology  (07/02/2014)

SIA Letters to Congress

Multi-Association FY2018 Appropriations Request for USDOJ Secure Our Schools Program (04/10/2017)

Multi-Association Letter of Support for H.R. 1636, the School Safety Act (04/10/2017)

Multi-Association Letter Supporting Congressional Invalidation of Federal Contractor Blackisting Regulations (03/02/2017)

Multi-Association Letter of Support for H.R. 511, the Power and Security Systems Act (01/18/2017)

Multi-Association Letter of Support for H.R. 5867, the National Strategy for School Security Act (09/19/2016)

Letter Supporting H.R. 5460, the First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act (06/15/16)

Letter supporting H.R. 5253, the Strong Visa Integrity Secures America Act (06/07/16)

Letter supporting S. 2607: the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act (04/26/2016)

Multi-Industry letter to U.S. House and Senate Homeland Security appropriators (03/22/2016)

Multi-Association letter to the European Commission regarding cyber public-private partnerships (03/11/2016)

Letter Supporting increased airport infrastructure investment in Senate FAA Reauthorization Measure (03/07/2016)

Multi-Association endorsement letter for H.R. 2667 - the School Safety Act (11/17/2015)

Multi-Association letter to Congressional Intelligence and House Homeland Security Committee Leadership opposing Sect. 407 of CISA (11/12/2015)

Letter Supporting S. Amdt 2581 to S. 754 - the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (10/21/2015)

Letter Supporting S. 754 - the Cybersecurity Infromation Sharing Act of 2015 (10/06/2015)

Letter Supporting S. 1897 - the Safer Officers and Safer Citizens Act of 2015 (10/06/2015)

Letter Supporting S. 1137 - the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship (PATENT) Act (07/28/2015)

Letter Supporting H.R. 9 - the Innovation Act (07/28/2015)

Letter Supporting H.R. 2667 - the School Safety Act (07/02/2015)

Letter Supporting S. 1250 - Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 (6/25/15)

Letter Supporting H.R. 1731 - the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act (04/22/2015)

Letter to House Appropriations Committee on SIA FY2016 DHS Funding Priorities (04/14/2015)

Multi-Association FY2016 Appropriations Request For School Security (03/16/2015)

SIA-IBIA letter supporting the Biometric Exit provisions of H.R. 399 – the Secure Our Border First Act  (01/20/2015)

SIA-SIBA Airport Entry and Exit Working Group Letter supporting Biometric Exit in H.R. 399  (01/20/2015)

Multi-Industry letter to Senate Leadership urging floor consideration of Senate Committee-passed Transportation Security Acquisition Reform and Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Acts (11/12/2014)

Letter to Senate Finance Committee on South Africa legislation restricting foreign ownership of security firms  (05/28/2014)

[On the above - Read U.S. Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch's letter to S.A. Ambassador Rasool expressing concerns about this and other trade-restrictive measures (June 23, 2014)]

Letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security supporting SIA FY2015 DHS funding priorities  (05/06/2014)

Letter to Rep. Candice Miller supporting H.R. 3141, the Biometric Exit Improvement Act of 2013  (03/10/2014)

Letter to Rep. Patrick Meehan supporting H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014  (02/23/2014)

Letter to Rep. Darrell Issa supporting H.R. 1232, the Federal IT Acquisition​ Reform Act of 2013 (02/21/2014) 

Letter to the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee providing comments for the hearing entitled "Examining Conference and Travel Spending across the Federal Government"  (01/29/2014)

SIA Letters to the Administration

Industry Letter Supporting the NIST Framework for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (06/11/2014)

Lithium Battery Coalition letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (01/10/2014)

SIA letter to Thomas A. Sharpe, Jr., Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, GSA  (08/28/2013)

SIA letter to President Barack Obama regarding school safety solutions
Jan. 31, 2013 


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