MONTGOMERY -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is granting a Temporary Exemption from requirements in 49 CFR part 1572 regarding expiration of TSA security threat assessments (STAs) for Hazardous Material Endorsement (HME) holders.
This exemption, effective April 2, 2020, allows each state to grant up to 180 days for the holder of an HME that expires on or after March 1, 2020, through July 31, 2020, to initiate or complete the required security threat assessment. The licensee must initiate the process of renewing his or her security threat assessment for the HME no later than 60 days before the end the State-granted extension.
In accordance with the “Exemption from Renewal of the Hazardous Materials Endorsement Security Threat Assessment for Certain Individuals” issued byTSA, ALEA is granting the 180 days allowed from the date of expiration to renew security threat assessments for Hazardous Material Endorsement holders.
For more information, please visit https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/hazmat-endorsement.
Contact the CDL Medical Unit at 334.242.4400, Option #4, for anything further.