H.R. 1165 (112th): Transportation Security Administration Ombudsman Act of 2011


Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2011
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish an Ombudsman Office within the Transportation Security Administration for the purpose of enhancing transportation security by providing confidential, informal, and neutral assistance to address work-place related problems of Transportation Security Administration employees, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Transportation Security Administration Ombudsman Act of 2011 - Establishes in the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) an Office of the Ombudsman, which shall be ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 2011

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Sep 21, 2011
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1165”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 84 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

H.R. 3011 (Related)
Transportation Security Administration Authorization Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

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