Transportation Security Administration is amending its "interim
final" rule that establishes standards for security threat
assessments of individuals applying for, renewing or transferring
a hazardous materials endorsement for a commercial driver’s license.
is moving the date on which fingerprint-based criminal history record
checks must begin to April 1, 2004. If a state is unable to
collect this information by April 1, 2004, the state must submit
a request for extension to TSA on or before that date.