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

Introduced:
Mar 17, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Sheila Jackson Lee
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Nov 04, 2011
Length
10 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 84 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 03, 2013

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Mar 17, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 17, 2011
Reported by Committee Sep 21, 2011
 
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.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

House Homeland Security

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11/4/2011--Reported to House amended.
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 headed by the Ombudsman of TSA.
Requires the individual appointed as Ombudsman to have expertise in: (1) labor and employment relations with federal agencies, and (2) dispute resolution.
Directs the Ombudsman to assist TSA employees who have complaints about TSA, including publicizing a toll-free telephone number to report such complaints.
Requires the TSA administrator to make publicly available on the TSA Internet site information about the Office of the Ombudsman, including contact information. Requires the Ombudsman to report annually to Congress on actions taken over the preceding year regarding TSA employee complaints.
Authorizes appropriations for FY2012-FY2014.

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