National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Improvement Amendments Act (NIAA) Conference

An invitation-only conference for State criminal history record repositories, courts, and State mental health agencies responsible for implementing provisions of the NIAA






You are responsible for making your own lodging reservations and paying hotel charges upon checkout. SEARCH has reserved a block of rooms at:

Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Antonio - Riverwalk
123 Losoya Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Rate: $117 per night, plus tax (approx. 16.75%)
Check-in: 3 pm
Check-out: Noon

Hotel Reservation Cut-Off Date: November 23, 2009

To reserve a room:
REMINDER: The cut-off date to make reservations and receive the discounted rate is November 23, 2009.

SEARCH will reimburse your actual sleeping room expense up to $117 per night plus tax (approx. 16.75%). You must stay at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio - Riverwalk to be reimbursed, and your hotel receipt is required for reimbursement. If you choose to stay in San Antonio before or after the conference dates, the additional dates will be at your expense.

Air Travel

Each conference attendee should make their-own air travel arrangements for travel to and from San Antonio. (See SEARCH Travel Reimbursement Policy for requirements and restrictions.)

Airport Information: The San Antonio International Airport is located approximately 25 minutes from the hotel.

Ground Transportation

Ground transportation to/from the San Antonio International Airport and the Hyatt Regency San Antonio - Riverwalk is by airport shuttle on SATRANS Airport Express. Airport shuttles depart from the airport every 15 minutes from 7 am until 1:30 am daily. Shuttle tickets are sold at the baggage claim area, at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Shuttle prices are $32 round-trip or $18 one-way.

Return shuttle service from the Hyatt Regency to the Airport is through appointment:
See SEARCH Travel Reimbursement Policy for additional information and restrictions concerning the use of personal vehicles and rental cars. Rental cars are not authorized for reimbursement by SEARCH.

Contact Us

Conference and registration questions:
Dennis DeBacco: or (916) 392-2550, ext. 325

Expense reimbursement questions:
Nina Byrom: or (916) 392-2500, ext. 200