H.R. 2455 (108th): Universal Screening of Air Cargo Act


Jun 12, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2003
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About the bill

Full Title

To improve air cargo security.

Summary (CRS)

6/12/2003--Introduced.Universal Screening of Air Cargo Act - Requires the screening of all cargo that is to be transported in passenger aircraft operated by domestic and foreign air carriers.Requires the Under ... Read more >

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Jun 12, 2003

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2455”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (22D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 165 (Related)
Air Cargo Security Improvement Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 8, 2003

H.R. 1103 (Related)
Air Cargo Security Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2003

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