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PUBLIC LAW 107-71—NOV. 19, 2001 115 STAT. 611 "(8) Any other subject matter deemed appropriate by the Administrator. "(c) AIR CARRIER PROGRAMS. — Within 60 days after the Administrator issues the guidance under subsection (a) in final form, each air carrier shall develop a flight and cabin crew training program in accordance with that guidance and submit it to the Administrator for approval. Within 30 days after receiving an air carrier's program under this subsection, the Administrator shall review the program and approve it or require the air carrier to make any revisions deemed necessary by the Administrator for the program to meet the guidance requirements. "(d) TRAINING. — Within 180 days after the Administrator approves the training program developed by an air carrier under this section, the air carrier shall complete the training of all flight and cabin crews in accordance with that program. "(e) UPDATES.— The Administrator shall update the training guidance issued under subsection (a) from time to time to reflect new or different security threats and require air carriers to revise their programs accordingly and provide additional training to their flight and cabin crews.". (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT. —The chapter analysis for chapter 449 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 44917 the following: "44918. Crew training.". SEC. 108. SECURITY SCREENING BY PRIVATE COMPANIES. (a) IN GENERAL.— Subchapter I of chapter 449 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: '*§ 44919. Security screening pilot program "(a) ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAM.— The Under Secretary shall establish a pilot program under which, upon approval of an application submitted by an operator of an airport, the screening of passengers and property at the airport under section 44901 will be carried out by the screening personnel of a qualified private screening company under a contract entered into with the Under Secretary. "(b) PERIOD OF PILOT PROGRAM.— The pilot program under this section shall begin on the last day of the 1-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this section and end on the last day of the 3-year period beginning on such date of enactment. "(c) APPLICATIONS. — An operator of an airport may submit to the Under Secretary an application to participate in the pilot program under this section. "(d) SELECTION OF AIRPORTS. —From among applications submitted under subsection (c), the Under Secretary may select for participation in the pilot program not more than 1 airport from each of the 5 airport security risk categories, as defined by the Under Secretary. "(e) SUPERVISION OF SCREENED PERSONNEL.— The Under Secretary shall provide Federal Government supervisors to oversee all screening at each airport participating in the pilot program under this section and provide Federal Government law enforcement officers at the airport pursuant to this chapter. "(f) QUALIFIED PRIVATE SCREENING COMPANY.—^A private screening company is qualified to provide screening services at an airport participating in the pilot program under this section Deadline. Deadline.