TSA agent means an entity approved by TSA to collect and transmit fingerprints and applicant information, in accordance with 49 CFR part 1572, and fees in accordance with this part.
49 CFR § 1572.400
Scope. This part applies to -
(1) States that issue an HME for a commercial driver's license;
(2) Individuals who apply to obtain or renew an HME for a commercial driver's license and must undergo a security threat assessment under 49 CFR part 1572; and
(3) Entities who collect fees from such individuals on behalf of TSA.