S. 1447 (107th): Aviation and Transportation Security Act

Introduced:

Sep 21, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 19, 2001

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 19, 2001.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-71

Sponsor:

Ernest “Fritz” Hollings

Senator from South Carolina

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2001
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve aviation security, and for other purposes.

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History

Sep 21, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 24, 2001
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 11, 2001
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Nov 6, 2001
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 6, 2001
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 16, 2001
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 16, 2001
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 19, 2001
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
30 cosponsors (22D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Oct 9, 2001 10:31 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 97/0
Oct 11, 2001 5:36 p.m.
Bill Passed 100/0
On the Conference Report
Nov 16, 2001 2:29 p.m.
Passed 410/9

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 290 (rule)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 16, 2001

H.R. 3150 (Supersedes)
Airport Security Federalization Act of 2001

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 1, 2001

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